How to add nofollow link in WordPress

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Do you want to add nofollow link in WordPress?

Mos of the website owner are familiar with the nofollow links but many of them are not aware of using it properly. Here in this article we will discuss about the nofollow links and show you the way to add nofollow links in WordPress.

What are nofollow links

Nofollow links are those others website links you add in your website but the links have no search engine authority.  Backlink is a very important elements for search engine ranking. When you add other website links in your website, search engine will take that as a ranking signal. It will help the website to rank higher in search engine.

Why you need to add nofollow links

It is the best way to add no follow links for all the external websites except some website you can trust. For example it is not necessary to add nofollow links for website like Wikipedia and others. Here are some of the list where you can add nofollow links.

  • External links
  • Marketing links
  • Affiliate links
  • Sidebar links with external website

Add nofollow links manually

To manually add no follow links at first login top your WordPress dashboard and then go to Posts > Add new to create new posts.

Select the text where you want to add links and then click on the link icon. Add the link and if you want to open the link in new tab enable the option. Click on the arrow icon to add link.

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Now you need to add nofollow attribute to the link. To do this select the link text and then click on the 3 dots icon. It will open a dropdown menu. From the menu click Edit as HTML.

Now you will see your link as HTML format. You need to add the nofollow attribute here. just add rel="nofollow" here.

Now again click on the 3 dot and click on the Edit Visually option. It will convert the normal link to nofollow link.

Following the same procedure you can add nofollow links to all of your external links.

We hope this article will help you to add nofollow link in your WordPress website.  If you like the article please like our Facebook page to stay connected.

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