Rel Nofollow Simply means, “Don’t follow or crawl this link”, I was paid to do this” or “I don’t trust this“. Did you know? When you link to an external site, you are giving away some of your site’s authority to that link. If you don’t want to do that, then you can add a rel=”nofollow” attribute to that link.
It is even possible to add rel=nofollow to all external links. However, it is not a great idea. Sometime you may want to give a dofollow link to truly helpful sites like Flashlearners.com and Hilearners.com.
Rel=NoFollow Checkbox is a simple WordPress plugin which adds a checkbox in the insert link popup of WordPress post editor. This popup already has a checkbox which allows you to open links in new tab. Now, whenever you are adding an external link you can easily make it nofollow by simply checking a box.
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How To Add Rel Nofollow
Adding rel=follow is very easy. You can either choose to use a plugin or manually add rel=”nofollow” to an external link.
The Rel Nofollow Checkbox plugin is the best Plugin to add rel nofollow. This plugin adds a simple checkbox in the insert/edit link popup for including nofollow attribute. To add rel=follow manually, simply add rel=”nofollow” to the link.
E.g, to add nofollow to the link <a href=”https://flashlearners.com/”>Official Flashlearners</a>
simply do this <a rel=”nofollow” href=”https://flashlearners.com/”>Official Flashlearners</a>
Note: It is not advisable to add re=nofollow to internal links.
When To Use Rel Nofollow
- Use rel nofollow on sitewide External links. E.g, Jupeb, IJMB, SAT and other header links adverts.
- If you are paid to promote a Content (Sponsored)
- Use rel=nofollow for sites you don’t trust
- If you are a Google AdSense Publisher who wants to link to sites that sell arms, betting or porn sites, then you must use nofollow to avoid ban
- Use rel=nofollow for anything related to ponzi schemes
- Linking to sites that don’t relate to your niche at all.
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