Friday, May 25, 2012

No Follow Vs Do Follow


No Follow and Do Follow are both values assigned to the rel attribute of the href tag. No Follow and Do Follow are both the opposites of each other.

No Follow

This attribute is given to a link to prevent the passing of link juice and authority.

Example

<a href="http://www.exampleurl.com" rel="nofollow">Example of no follow</a>

Do Follow

This attribute is given to a link to pass the link juice and authority. This is the default value of links.

Example

<a href="http://www.exampleurl.com" rel="do follow">Example of do follow</a>

or

<a href="http://www.exampleurl.com" > Example of do follow</a>

When to use No Follow?

1-      If you do not want to pass the authority of your website to a link.
2-      If you do not want to pass the link juice to a specific link.
3-      To penalize spammers.

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