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I used one of these templates, in fact, I like using templates and use them often, and they all required a backlink in the footer. However, things have changed. Bare with me while I tell you a story. One Sunday night kind of late, I got a panic call from one of these template designers asking me to remove the link from the footer of a fairly large site. I ...
Watch out, because too many dofollow backlinks to this template website from other users like you may trigger an unnatural link penalty on that template website (not your website). And, if you are pointing to a penalized website with a dofollow link, Google will question the trust it can put into your own website. So, yes it might impact negatively your ...
There will be a small loss to your internal links, as some of your page rank will flow to them, but they are the ones gambling with a penalty since SEO spam is about inbound links. Ultimately, a developer credit is quite common, and you need more than one bad link to poison a site. You should be fine.
No there is no such thing. You can however use robots.txt to limit what pages google can or cannot index during your "beta". This way, don't index the pages which can 404 if it is that important.
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