Toxic backlinks or the unwanted and low-quality backlinks that affects the ranking of the website. According to Google whenever you find toxic backlink you should reach the owner of the website and ask to remove them immediately.
If you aren’t able to reach the owner of the website, you can try the alternative disavow tool which I will be explaining in this article.
Toxic backlinks are one of the main causes of falling of your website rank on search engines. Some SEO companies follow black hat techniques to please the clients and show them sudden boost in rank but in a long run these techniques are very harmful. You may see instant results but Google will penalize or exclude the site from the search engine.
Once you get to know the toxic or unwanted links, the next step is to list all the links and remove them. The links can be removed by following ways: