How to create a dashboard using Moz?


Moz, formerly known as SEOmoz, is a world leading SEO company offering awesome tools to track your SEO performance. We have integrated their URL metrics API to help you monitor your SEO optimization efforts. You can start creating dashboards and reports using your Moz data today!


  1. Connect your account
    1. Get the API Key
    2. Connect Moz to DashThis
    3. Add the sources
  2. KPIs, metrics, and dimensions
    1. Root domain metrics
  3. Limitations


1 – Connect your account


a. Get the API Key


Before you can connect Moz into DashThis, you have to generate your API credentials in your MOZ account.

  1. Go to Mozscape API page:
  2. Click on “Manage Mozcape API Key”.



Your API key consists of two pieces of information, an Access ID and a Secret Key.


b. Connect Moz to DashThis


With your Access ID and your Secret Key in hand, you have everything you need to connect your Moz data into DashThis!


  1. In the Integration Manager, choose Moz and click on Add.

  2. Enter the Access ID and the Secret Key in the corresponding box
  3. Click on Add and you’re ready for the next step!


c. Add the sources


Once the integration is in use in DashThis, you can add the sources.

  • Under the section Integration in use in the Integration manager, find Moz.
  • Click on the pencil icon located next to your account.




In the window that appears, two pieces of information are required.

Name: This is the name if your source for future references. It can be anything you want.

URL: Enter the client URL you want to connect. Ex:


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2 – KPIs, metrics, and dimensions


The following standard KPIs are available from the Preset Widgets drop down menu:

  • Domain authority
  • External Equity Links
  • Page Authority
  • Root Domain External Links
  • Root Domain Root Domains Linking
  • Root Domains Linking
  • Root Domains Linking to Subdomain


The available Metrics and Dimensions are:



  • Domain authority
  • External Equity Links
  • MozRank
  • MozTrust
  • Page Authority
  • Root Domain External Links
  • Root Domain MozRank
  • Root Domain MozTrust
  • Root Domain Root Domains Linking
  • Root Domains Linking
  • Root Domains Linking to Subdomain
  • Subdomain External Links
  • Subdomain MozRank
  • Subdomain MozTrust

There is no Moz dimension available at this time.


3 – Limitations


  • Root domain metrics are only available for customers subscribed to the paid version of MOZscape API. Here’s all the details:

  • There’s no data history in the Moz API. However, we keep a historic from the moment you create any Moz widget. You can then see how your numbers evolve over time.


Our support team is always there for you if you have any questions!

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