The Ultimate Guide To How To Check DoFollow And NoFollow Links

28 June, 2019 Hozaifa Sheikh 194 Views
How To Check DoFollow And NoFollow Links

DoFollow and NoFollow are both are the considered as links (hyperlinks) but, for the search engine it’s treated as differently, DoFollow link allows the search engine to follow them and reach to website. By default, all the links (hyperlinks) treated as DoFollow links.

NoFollow: NoFollow links don’t allow the search engine to follow them, it’s just treated as simple links, but they only use for point website to website or one page to another page. It just provides the user experience but those links are not important for search engine bots.

How to create DoFollow links for webpages?

As we know that all the hyperlinks are by default are DoFollow links, but by adding rel=”nofollow” attribute to link become DoFollow links which tells  the search engines bots to not crawl its just treated as a simple links, so every beginner’s blogger have doubt “ where should I used DoFollow links  and NoFollow links in webpages, so I am going clear this.

Where and When should I use DoFollow and NoFollow links?

  • When we link one webpage to another webpage of the same website
  • Always use NoFollow attribute to a link whenever point another website link or webpages of your website blog.
  • If you want to provide link juice to another website then may use DoFollow links to WebPages
  • Always use NoFollow attribute to links, because blogger and SEO marketer always try to create backlinks through blog commenting

Note: Suppose you are running multiple blogs, so you may use DoFollow attribute to links of another website to increase their domain authority by providing useful backlinks from high domain authority to low domain authority website or blog.

Manual Methods to Check Wether Links are DoFollow and NoFollow

  1. Open blog webpages, find the hyperlinks inside webpages
  2. Right click on links and click on “Inpect” from the list of available menu
  3. Find the rel=”nofollow” if rel=”nofollol[w” exist in the links then it’s treated as NoFollow links
  4. If the links are simple like <a hre=””  target=”_blank”>solutionshint</a>  and not rel=””  attribute is here, means this types of links are DoFollow links.

There is also chrome extension who tell the links are DoFollow and NoFollow.

Inspect Element: How To Check DoFollow And NoFollow LinksDifferent method To Check DoFollow NoFollow links

Using Source Code:

  1. Visit the page
  2. View the HTML source code of the page
  3. Press ctrl+f to open a search box. Type in “nofollow” and press enter.
  4. If you can see rel=”nofollow”, that is a NoFollow link.

Using a NoFollow Extension in Google Chrome

  1. Visit the Chrome Web Store
  2. Search for the NoFollow extension.
  3. Click on “Add to Chrome” to install the extension
Get NoFollow Chrome Extention

Using a nofollow Addon in Mozilla Firefox

  1. Search for the NoFollow extension.
  2. Click on “Add to Firefox” and “Allow”
  3. Click on “Install Now” to restart your browser.

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Hozaifa Sheikh

I am a professional blogger from my heart, I am going through all the possible ways that can help to audience. I am trying my best to write content that my readers will like me. I will really be happy when my readers will become more happy with my blog.

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