How can you tell if a blog has do follow or do not follow back links?

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  1. surf traveler profile image80
    surf travelerposted 8 years ago

    How can you tell if a blog has do follow or do not follow back links?

  2. RogerAD profile image60
    RogerADposted 8 years ago

    The way you know a link is nofollow is that it has the "rel=nofollow" tag in the link. So, you would need to look at the html to see if the link has this tag.

    Of course, there are a few plugins that will do this for you, but that is essentially all they are doing...

  3. surf traveler profile image80
    surf travelerposted 8 years ago

    Thanks Roger. The way I know to do that is click View in the title bar and then page source to view the HTML.  I didn't know I could see the no follow tag by viewing html, thanks.

  4. dabeaner profile image55
    dabeanerposted 8 years ago

    If you are smart or lucky enough to have Mozilla Firefox as your browser instead of Microsucks I.E., there is a toolbar button labeled "NF" that you can enable along with other buttons such as Back, Forward, Reload, Home, Stop, New WIndow, New Tab, Print, etc.

    The NF button is a toggle that will display in red any nofollow links on a page.

    You can also install SEO4FireFox that does that and other things.

  5. Matt Jackson profile image58
    Matt Jacksonposted 6 years ago

    The problem with checking manually is that the nofollow attribute can be applied individually to one link, to all of the links on a page, or to an entire website. Viewing source code for a page may not necessarily give you the answer you're looking for.

    Install Google Chrome and the NoFollow checker - it highlights nofollow links in pink for you as you view a page. Quick and easy.

 
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