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The only links that could take rel='nofollow' are ones within the CDATA in the body of the syndicated content. A quick and dirty hack would be to do a string replace for <a with <a rel='nofollow' when outputting the content of the articles. If they already have nofollow somewhere then you are going to make some ugly HTML. As others have pointed out ...


I do like creativity but, I'm afraid the idea just doesn't make sense to me. When you set up an RSS feed, you want the links to actually point to your site, not apply a nofollow to them. Also, links that have nofollow applied will cause search engine robots not to scan them and if the resulting pages are very high quality with advertisements in your name, ...


RSS does not allow for nofollow. RSS is not HTML but a simple mark-up for Really Simple Syndication. The documentation for RSS 2.0 can be found here: http://validator.w3.org/feed/docs/rss2.html It will contain much of the latest information you need.

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