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I have one interesting question about comment backlink. As you know, you can leave a comment in wordpress site's post. Then, you can leave a link to Name field or Comment field as below picture. comment author link

When you only leave link in the Name field, Is this link considered as a comment backlink by google bot? or Should I leave a link in the Comment field?

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In general, Google does not count comment backlinks from WordPress. WordPress marks them as nofollow links, which ask Google to not pass link juice.

That said, Google has recently changed nofollow from a directive to merely a "hint", so while unlikely, it's not completely impossible that these author links could shape SEO in some way.

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  • Thanks for your kind response. What I want to know is that author link without any link in comment could affect to SEO. – seo pine Oct 4 '20 at 6:33
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yes google check and this comment link can impact in your seo , you can see after Next term this links added in google.com/webmaster --->links

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