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A link that has both nofollow & dofollow
Does google count a link that has both rel=nofollow and rel=dofollow in tag
dhoomboy




msg:4022230
 7:11 am on Nov 10, 2009 (gmt 0)
Hello all,

This may sound a weird question but one of my friends while submitting a link to his website into the comments of blogs did something like "<" a href="hiswebsite.com" rel="dofollow".

He knew that rel="nofollow" gets appended because of a plugin and updated him of his accomplishment. The question that arose to my mind was will Google count the link that has both rel=nofollow and rel=dofollow in the <a> tag.

I don't think Google will count the link. Any idea guys?

 

dertyfern




msg:4022367
 1:44 pm on Nov 10, 2009 (gmt 0)

hehehe...you might break googlebot.

leadegroot




msg:4023094
 11:49 am on Nov 11, 2009 (gmt 0)

rel=dofollow is an undefined value. You would get the same effect if you put rel=happypants. Google will apply no weight to it.

Putting rel=nofollow rel=somethingelse might wipe out the nofollow, though - dunno.

g1smd




msg:4023180
 2:55 pm on Nov 11, 2009 (gmt 0)

I want to find the person who started this
dofollow nonsense and offer them the back of my hand.
dertyfern




msg:4023189
 3:19 pm on Nov 11, 2009 (gmt 0)

Be happy for the dofollow crowd, they make it easier for the rest of us.

Alex_TJ




msg:4055104
 1:16 pm on Jan 6, 2010 (gmt 0)

That's a great way to sell nofollow links to people who don't know any better (but think they do)....!

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