Google Search Console reporting glitch shows no links for some webmasters
No need to panic -- the link report in the Google Search Console seems to have a few kinks that Google is working out.
There are many reports from webmasters saying that the “Links to Your Site” within the Google Search Console shows them no data. I have confirmed the bug, which is impacting many webmasters, but not all.
Here is a screen shot of what some webmasters may see in the Google Search Console links report:
Again, for some reason, this is not impacting all webmasters. I am personally able to see data for some sites and not see any data for other sites that I have access to in my Google Search Console account.
Google is aware of the issue, and Google’s John Mueller told me that the team is “looking at it.”
@rustybrick we’re looking at it, thanks!
— John Mueller (@JohnMu) August 11, 2016
In any event, just be aware this seems to be a widespread issue and is likely nothing webmasters need to be concerned about. It is likely just a reporting glitch within the Google Search Console.