Earlier we discussed how to check if a link is nofollow or dofollow and how to make external links nofollow in wordpress, but how to add nofollow tag to a link? Or more simply, how can you make a link nofollow? The process is quite simple though.
How to add Nofollow attribute to any specific link
Adding nofollow tag
By default all the links are dofollow in WordPress. To make any specific link nofollow, go to HTML tab in post editor mode and add rel=”nofollow” tag.
<a href=”http://www.thetopblogger.com/check/aweber/” rel=”nofollow”>Aweber</a>
It is that simple! If you want to make the link open in external tab or window, add target=”_blank” attribute to it.
Read from past: What is nofollow and dofollow
Nofollow using “Ultimate nofollow plugin”
The faster way is using a plugin when you are using nofollow tag to multiple posts or pages. The ultimate nofollow plugin is a good one as it adds an extra box to nofollow the link (like following picture).
You can also make your comments links nofollow as well as blogrolls using this plugin. Ultimate nofollow plugin also have several shortcodes to be used.
Nofollow with other Nofollow Plugins
There are few more such plugins which are worth to check out.
- Nofollow case by case plugin
- Follow Nofollow Control
- Ultimate Tool
- Nofollow Internal Links
- Nofollow for external link
- SEO Ultimate (All in one SEO plugin)
How do you add nofollow tag to your links? Are you making all your external links nofollow? Keep in mind that search engine read a maximum of 100 links per page, so make sure that total links in a page do not cross 100!