16 votes
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What if using rel="dofollow" and rel="nofollow" together for a link?

No such thing as dofollow: The dofollow attribute does NOT EXIST in either rel or meta, this is due to the fact that by default both pages and links are considered dofollow unless you use nofollow. ...
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Do noindex,follow pages pass pagerank / link juice?

Yes. Eric Enge: Can a NoIndex page accumulate PageRank? Matt Cutts: A NoIndex page can accumulate PageRank, because the links are still followed outwards from a NoIndex page. Eric Enge:...
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Overriding nofollow rules with meta tag

Search engines crawlers follow the most restrictive rule. If you use nofollow in your meta tag, no link will be followed. If you use follow in your meta tag, all links will be followed except those ...
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Should you use nofollow links to original sources?

In my opinion you are overthinking this. I recommend using dofollow for any link that you as the writer endorse as worthwhile, relevant content. I recommend using nofollow for any link that's been ...
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What if using rel="dofollow" and rel="nofollow" together for a link?

The tag rel="dofollow" doesn't exist, it does nothing if anybody uses it. Having two rel attributes in the same tag is an error, regardless of their value.
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My website Internal links are no-follow

No this is not good. Google did not intend for nofollow to be used for internal links. It is meant to be used for links that you do not have editorial control over. This is going to hurt you a lot. ...
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3 votes

Do noindex,follow pages pass pagerank / link juice?

Google recently (December 2017) said that noindex,follow pages end up not not passing link juice. Initially link juice will get passed, but eventually the links on the noindex page will be ignored....
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Is Google starting to ignore link directories such as brownbook

Generally speaking, Google does not like directory sites too much. Some perhaps. However, most are generally either low quality or spammy or even replicated information that can be found everywhere. ...
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Roundup Posts For SEO

If it is useful for your users, then just do it, Google understands that and will reward you for providing valuable content, but you also loose some PageRank for linking externally. When you link to ...
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How can I tell if a site uses dofollow or nofollow links?

Right Click to on your browser and click “View page source”or use short cut key ctrl + U Next, Search the nofollow. If you see a rel=”nofollow” attribute, in that link than its nofollow. Otherwise, ...
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How can I tell if a site uses dofollow or nofollow links?

There is no such thing as dofollow, if you can't find either nofollow on the page or site then it is assumed that all links are follow. You can tell if a site is no follow by viewing the source code ...
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Redirection with "redirect?url' affect SEO? Please help

There's not enough information in your question to say whether they will influence your SEO or not. But my guess is "probably not". If these are regular 3xx redirects then yes, they will pass rank. ...
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How to change nofollow links to dofollow links in WordPress

This plugin should do the job: it allows to add dofollow / nofollow on author basis.
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Will "dofollow" work for non-anchor tags?

There is no such thing as a rel="dofollow" tag. The good news is, you don't need anything of the sort. All links are "follow" by default, unless specified otherwise (in a rel="nofollow" or a robots ...
1 vote

How Does A Changed Nofollow to Dofollow Link Affect SEO?

Hmm, interesting. I guess first thing first. Google will generally not crawl a link that has a rel=nofollow. If you later change the link to dofollow then google will take it into consideration i.e. ...
1 vote

Roundup Posts For SEO

There are at least two things to consider: the page you link to. If it's spammy, or if it links to spammy pages, that affects your trust score. the anchor text - the text between the > < brackets. ...
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Follow or nofollow link from translation to the original on another site?

If it is a link to a valuable resource like an article/product/category/home page etc, use follow. No follow is used when you have a lot of unsupervised/user generated content that you do not ...
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Should I make those links no follow or do follow?

For that occasion, the answer is to use the follow / don't do nothing. If the content you're creating is a decent piece of legit, original content, you should insert your sources or link to relevant ...
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Are unrelated high PR DO-FOLLOW Backlinks good for SEO?

Unless you're talking about thousands of spammy links, it definitely won't hurt your site rank. It won't do any magic, but it can help your site to get recognized faster by crawlers. My suggestion ...
1 vote

Is dofollow linking from a long list of items allowed by Google?

and I'd like to make some links of the list dofollow. That's the default for links, and to achieve that, you can have a code fragment like this: <p>Here's the list</p> <ul> <li&...
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Is dofollow linking from a long list of items allowed by Google?

I have read your question several times and am confused. Make links. If you do not trust who you are linking to, do not make a link or at least make it nofollow. Use nofollow if you do not know if ...
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My website Internal links are no-follow

For internal links, links within your site, you should try to keep it dofollow. So that spider of the search engine can easily crawl each and every pages of your website. I hope you have enabled the ...
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