No-follow and do-follow are two commonly used words in SEO. In case you don’t know what they mean, take a look at this post:
After the Google Panda update, when we link out to any domain, we have to be sure that it’s a good, reputable website.
If for some reason your article requires you to link a hacking, porn, or other “not good” site, it’s a good idea to add the no-follow link attribute. Also, if you are into affiliate marketing and need to keep adding affiliate links, it’s a good idea to use rel=nofollow for such links.
Suggested Read: How Google Treats Affiliate Links
Honestly, adding a no-follow tag to a link is very easy, and I’ve already covered it over here:
To make any hyperlink no-follow, you just need to add no-follow attributes in HTML format. But I’m sure many of you want to get things done quickly and easily, so using HTML to add a no-follow link attribute might not be appealing.
WordPress Plugin To Add No-Follow Tag Attribute
One good thing about WordPress is that you can find a plugin for everything. There are a few plugins which will let you make all of your external links no-follow, but I oppose that practice.
It’s a good idea to selectively no-follow links rather than no-following all of your external links. Don’t forget about the benefits of external links in SEO.
The Ultimate Nofollow WordPress plugin is one handy plugin for bloggers, to quickly add a no-follow tag to any link from the WordPress post editor. Also, this plugin will let you add no-follow link attributes to all links in the comments.
This is a plug and play plugin. All you need to do is download and install the Ultimate Nofollow plugin, and after activation, it will add a no-follow option box in the WordPress post editor.
Here is a screenshot:
You can also go to Settings > Nofollow and uncheck the option to make your comment links no-follow.
If you are looking for a quick option to add the no-follow tag attribute to any link in WordPress, this is a good plugin.
Have you tried this plugin? Let me know your review. Also, if you are using any other WordPress plugin to manage no-follow/do-follow tags for links, let me know via the comments.
More plugins to check out:
- Best WordPress Plugins For SEO
- Basic WordPress Plugins For Every WordPress User
- Must Have WordPress Plugins For Multi-Author Blogs
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