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Dofollow is used when speaking about a link which doesn't have the rel="nofollow" attribute.

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Does adding rel=dofollow dynamically affect SEO?

As you know, rel="dofollow" increases the Google page rank of a website added to the href link, but what if I generate it dynamically with JavaScript - does Google still understand it or ...
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SEO impact on ranking for pages that are linked only from 1 page that is noindex/follow and is paginated

I don't think my problem classifies as Orphan Pages, but read on and be the judge. I run a small "e-commerce" website that suffers from all the common issues like product description ...
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Should you use nofollow links to original sources?

When you link to resources or original source, and in particular.... Well, lets just do it this way. I have two particular examples: Situation 1 Say I have a website about boats and have an article ...
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How Does A Changed Nofollow to Dofollow Link Affect SEO?

I have been having this thought pondering on my mind so I decided to ask the community. The question is: A link that was already rel=nofollow and then crawled by Google, and later changes to dofollow ...
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Roundup Posts For SEO

If I publish roundup posts (with all external links being high quality, no spams) more frequently, is there a chance of getting penalised by Google in the near future? Or, is it possible that this ...
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Follow or nofollow link from translation to the original on another site?

When we translate a blog post from a good resource and insert link to the original in our translation, is it better to be follow or nofollow link?
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Should be there nofollow vs. dofollow backlink ratio?

Ratio of No-follow & Do-follow Backlinks asked about obtaining backlinks, I am asking about giving backlink. Most of my posts are list posts like "Best Forums", "Best Sites to Learn Photoshop", "...
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Will "dofollow" work for non-anchor tags?

I'm developing a SPA using Ionic, and for performance, UX, and indexing reasons I'd like to use <span> tags instead of <a> tags, as the latter doesn't work very well with Ionic's stack-...
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How can I tell if a site uses dofollow or nofollow links?

I would like to solicit links from a small business marketing site. I think it uses nofollow, but its robots tag is <meta name="Robots" content="All" />. How do I tell if it is a dofollow site ...
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Redirection with "redirect?url' affect SEO? Please help

I'm trying to collect backlinks from an authority site. Their systems(text editor) only creates links with these tag <a href="http://authoritysite.com/redirect?url=http%3A%2F%2Fmysite.com" target=...
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What if using rel="dofollow" and rel="nofollow" together for a link?

How does google consider these links? for example : <a href="url" rel="nofollow" rel="dofollow">text</a> Is it a dofollow link or nofollow? Which one has more priority over the other one?...
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Is Google starting to ignore link directories such as brownbook [duplicate]

After adding a website to brownbook.net and then claiming the business, It has not yet been indexed by google, and 2 months has passed. I am newish to SEO and have worked out to check the robots.txt /...
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Goo.gl and Bit.ly dofollow status

I am working on analyzing competitor dofollow links and realize that there are a lot of dofollow links (dofollow with redirect status) created by Goo.gl and Bit.ly. Do they carry link juice since ...
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Are unrelated high PR DO-FOLLOW Backlinks good for SEO?

After reading multiple online blogs, forums I see that you can get DO FOLLOW back links from some highly trusted and rank webpages. I have a website coming up very soon, ready to launch next month ...
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Is dofollow linking from a long list of items allowed by Google?

I've just finished writing a list of 190 items. I'd like to make some links of the list dofollow, but I don't know if Google still allows dofollow links and how many per article.
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How to change nofollow links to dofollow links in WordPress

I am running a self hosted WordPress site and almost all settings run on default. One of my guest author asked me to change the nofollow links to dofollow links. I don't know how to do that for my web ...
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Should I make those links no follow or do follow? [duplicate]

Post Title : Top 10 WordPress Custom Post Type Tutorials I am going to link 10 WordPress custom post type tutorials blog posts which I found from the internet in to the above post. Should I make ...
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Overriding nofollow rules with meta tag

I'm using a blog that automatically nofollows links in spite of manually dofollowing links in the HTML code. so I decided to put this code: <meta name="robots" content="index,follow,noodp,noydir"/&...
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My website Internal links are no-follow

I have a website and all the link showing no-follow is it good for SEO purpose? or I want to make it do-follow what should I do now? Actually my website is access with two version WWW or without WWW ...
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Do noindex,follow pages pass pagerank / link juice?

Assuming one marks a page as 'noindex,follow', is PageRank / link juice passed to other pages nevertheless?
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What is the difference between using dofollow and omitting rel?

My main concern is whether dofollow is interpreted as more important than links without any rel attribute. Does it make any difference for search engines?
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Too many outgoing links due to user generated content - is this bad for SEO?

I have a website that contain all user generated content. The users are free to add links to the content. I also provide my users with an about the author column, where they can add links too. All the ...
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I have a DoFollow backlink but I can't go directly to my site without a confirmation to leave it

I have a DoFollow backlink to a forum and I checked it. My concern is before I can reach my site using that link, there is a message: You're leaving the site, are you sure you wanted to continue? ...
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Are no "rel" attribute backlinks dofollow or nofollow?

I have signed up for Alexa's one month free and they gave me an option to list two extra links to my site. These extra two links do not have a rel attribute, although the main link (1st) to my site ...
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If a conflicting rel="nofollow dofollow" is parsed (in that order) which takes precedence?

If a conflicting rel="nofollow dofollow" is parsed (in that order) which takes precedence? The background of this question is that I am encountering a situation where interestingly I can set a ...
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Blog commenting for SEO, Good Or Bad?

Many people suggest and do follow the strategy of commenting on related niche blogs with links to their own sites. Is this legitimate and a good way for SEO? Or it has some harmful side as well?
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Should I pass link juice to my pages on other websites that are already high PR domains?

I am starting a new website for a local business and have entries listed for it on places like urbanspoon, yelp, google+ local, etc. I am thinking of listing these citation sites on my business ...
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Ratio of No-follow & Do-follow Backlinks

I know that when it comes to obtaining backlinks, a no-follow is pretty much worthless. However, does Google (or other major search engines) penalize for sites that have nothing but do-follow links? ...
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Gaining back page rank and seach engine ranking

I have my blog website with alot of do-follow links posted. If i remove all those links do my search engine ranking gets down or not?
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I can't find dofollow or nofollow in my blog

I have a blog which I want to make do-follow but I am unable to find any place to change nofollow to dofollow please help me the html code is here.
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