For bloggers, it is undeniable that backlinks are needed by their blogs, and this time I will explain a few types of backlinks that are categorized as one of the quality backlinks. The type of backlink that I will discuss this time is one type of backlink that is often used by SEO experts to strengthen the articles they have. According to them, this type of backlink is much stronger than other types of backlinks, some even argue that its strength is 5 times stronger than the backlinks obtained from our blog walking routine.

Contextual backlinks are types of links or backlinks from articles that have the same niche in the form of internal links and external links that are installed in anchor text embedded in paragraphs and can be read naturally. Contextual backlinks are often used as reference links that are used as sources of articles that we make.

Contextual Internal Backlinks

Contextual backlinks that embed internal links are often used as a factor in reducing high bounce rates. Many consider the internal contextual backlinks as anchor text, even though there are differences. Anchor text is not required to be embedded in paragraphs while contextual internal backlinks require its implementation and must be embedded in paragraphs.


Contextual internal backlinks:

“In implementing international onpage SEO it is highly recommended to know how “important hreflang” is in targeting GEO tagging of our site”

Anchor Text:

“Also read = ‘Google+ Phenomenon’ “

So, from the two examples of internal link placement, there is a clear difference, right? After all, anchor text is words that contain links, if we look at words that have different colors from all the text around them, that’s anchor text. The anchor text is part of the contextual link, while the contextual link has been confirmed to contain anchor text.

Contextual External Backlinks

In this case, special skills are needed so that the backlinks that we create are of really high quality and do not apply in the same direction but are interlinked links between sites. The trick is to contact the owner of the article that we want to put the link to in our article.


We will create a contextual link with an article reference from blogger A. How do I get it to become a natural backlink? We can simply ask permission from the owner of the article on blog A through the comment box of the article, but we must use an OpenID account or any account that is able to represent links from our site.

Now the example above is able to make contextual backlinks turn into real quality backlinks. But it will be even more quality if the owner of the article also wants to make articles that need references from the articles that we have.

Have you started clear about contextual backlinks? if not, please comment in the comments column below our article this time.

Hopefully, this article can be useful for those of you who want to know more about the contextual understanding of backlinks.