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What is No Follow and Do Follow Links ?

What is No Follow and Do Follow

“Nofollow” provides a way for web masters to tell search engines “Don’t follow links on this page” or “Don’t follow this specific link.” Initially, the nofollow attribute appeared in the page-level meta tag, and tell Search engine not to follow (i.e., crawl) any outgoing links on the page.

For example:.
<a href=”” rel=”nofollow” >Hello Example </a>

In general, Google does not pass PageRank or anchor text across these links and you will not get any backlink.

Dofollow link is a sort of link which says all search engines crawlers to go through which likewise put an impact over page rank. When we opt to achieve a dofollow link then it is counted by search engine and sits in the eye of Google, Bing, MSN, Yahoo etc. as a back links for your web site and enhances your website ranking. Have a look at this Video and See how these no follow and do follow links works.

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About Adesh Saxena

Adesh is the author at Devetol. He writes about Search Engine Optimization, Social Media, Internet Marketing, Blogging and how to Guides. He is an engineering graduate, a SEO Consultant, Blogger, Computer Engineer and Digital Marketing Trainer in New Delhi, India


  1. Is there any problem if all the links kept nofollow ??

    Will be there any penalty from Google for this ??

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