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|Why Google is following my links?|
| 7:09 pm on Mar 2, 2009 (gmt 0)|
I've following links blocked in my robots.txt:
On each page email link is as follows:
<a href="/tools/email.php?aid=100" rel="nofollow">Email this page to a friend</a>
But log shows that Google and other search engines are still following the links. Am I doing something wrong here?
| 1:37 pm on Mar 3, 2009 (gmt 0)|
Your robots.txt should be blocking these urls:
It will allow Google to access a url like this:
Also please remember that rel="nofollow" was not intended to restrict robot access (even though it is called nofollow). Its purpose is to identify untrusted links to Google.
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