Unless your blog is set up to make all links nofollow, every link you publish is automatically a dofollow link, so you have to manually change the links when necessary.
Did you read our post about dofollow and nofollow links?
While you could use a nofollow plugin, they can sometimes be buggy and cause other problems in your blog. Understanding how to build an HTML link can help you make each link nofollow by editing the HTML code in your post.
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6 thoughts on “How to Code a Nofollow Link”
Does it matter if the nofollow portion is before the target portion. Before watching this video I did several the opposite way. They seem to be working.
In my experience, it does not matter. I have done it both ways and have seen companies provide me with it both ways. 🙂
My affiliate link looks much more complicated with no _blank in it as I just have it set up that way through my wordpress account. Could you tell me where I would put the no follow link in something like this please?
I just donated to your wonderful site because even though I have been blogging for quite awhile, my focus has never been to monetize – – until now. I’ve also just moved to WP & your tips and tricks are invaluable. I have the content built up . . . now I can go back through (without pulling my hair out) and tweak and fix important things to optimize & make some money for my family while encouraging others.
i am confused about amazon’s affiliate links. If i just look up a product, copy the link (from my account), does it still link to my affiliate account? Or do i have to go into my affiliate account and get the specific product link?
You need to go into your Amazon associates login area and search for the item there. OR if you are already signed in there will be a bar at the top of your Amazon window that you can click on each product page to get the special affiliate link.