Keyword Generator by Ahrefs: Maximize your Keyword Ideas

Industry’s largest database of keyword ideas at your disposal

Keyword Generator is an integral part of Ahrefs' Keywords Explorer tool.

It is powered by the largest international keyword database. Today it contains over 4.3 billion words and phrases from 100+ countries, and keeps on growing. This is a simple secret behind the impressive number of relevant keyword suggestions you can get with our Keyword Generator.

Four keyword generation algorithms

Our Keyword Generator uses four different suggestion algorithms. You can choose the one that works best for you or get keyword ideas from all these methods combined.

Four keyword generation algorithms
  • Phrase match — Use this method to get keyword ideas that include the exact match seed keywords or key phrases.

  • Having same terms — Generates a list of keywords and key phrases that contain the terms of your seed keywords in any order.

  • Also rank for — Use this comprehensive algorithm to uncover the keywords that bring traffic to the top 10 pages ranking for the seed keyword (or keywords). This is a goldmine for even more keywords associated with a given topic. With it you can go far beyond your seed keywords, but still stay topic-focused.

  • Search suggestions — Shows a list of keyword ideas that show up in Google’s “autocomplete” feature, when you type a search query.

No other tool is able to generate so many keyword ideas for you.

The most precise keyword metrics and smart filters

Keyword Generator will not only generate a list of keyword ideas for you. It will also show you the most important metrics for these keywords.

For every keyword suggested, you will see the accurate Search Volume and Keyword Difficulty score. From these two metrics alone you will be able to find gem keywords and phrases with high traffic potential and low ranking difficulty. And it’s a goldmine for finding long-tail keyword opportunities.

The most precise keyword metrics and smart filters

You can drill down the list of keyword ideas even further with more advanced metrics, such as cost per click, number of clicks per month, clicks per search, and return rate

“Number of words” filter combined with “Include” and “Exclude” fields will help you get laser-focused keyword suggestions.

Drill down the list of keyword ideas

Get suggestions based on multiple seed keywords

You can enter up to 10 seed keywords into Keywords Explorer tool and it will generate a list of relevant keyword ideas for you considering them all.

Different keyword generation algorithms will help you find the best matches for your website.

Get suggestions based on multiple seed keywords

Get location-specific keyword ideas

Ahrefs Keyword Generator will show you keyword suggestions for more than 100 countries. Make the most of your local keyword research with this feature.

Get location-specific keyword ideas

Compile keyword lists on the go

To save the best keyword ideas, you can add keywords from our Keyword Generator to your custom lists on the go. You can later export and manage these lists any way you like.

Compile keyword lists on the go

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