How to Add Nofollow Links in WordPress Navigation Menus


How to Add Nofollow Links in WordPress Navigation Menus
Darla Wong

To make sure that a nofollow attribute is added to your link, you can take the mouse to the external link, right click and select inspect element. Your browser window will split into two. In the bottom window you will be able to see the HTML source for your link. It will display the nofollow attribute with your link.

Add Nofollow Links in WordPress Navigation Menus
Lynn Austin

To make sure that a nofollow attribute is added to your link, you can take the mouse to the external link, right click and select inspect element. Your browser window will split into two. In the bottom window you will be able to see the HTML source for your link. It will display the nofollow attribute with your link.

How to Add NoFollow Links to your WordPress Menu
Norberto Burrow

That is not a good thing. Say your site has 1,000 pages/posts and you link to your friend’s company website. Now their website’s backlink profile will have your dofollow backlink 1,000 times! If you aren’t careful this could be accidentaly mistaken by Google as trying to game the system. Google’s algorithm isn’t stupid and you will probably be OK as they will see it coming from the same IP, but that could also be a bad thing. Why take the risk? If anything it just creates a nightmare of backlink profile when trying to clean up.

How to Add rel=”nofollow” to WordPress Navigation Menu Links
Jerome Marsh

Internal as well as external link structure of every website is very important for SEO. For that, making the links NoFollow may required. Also, if you have signup and signin links in the menu, you might want to make the links NoFollow to prioritize other links. If you are linking to external website/s using menu, you might need not to pass the link juice to that site/s. So, there are number of reasons why you would need to make the menu links NoFollow.

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