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Question re: n0f0llow on internal links

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by chockomonkey, Jul 6, 2011.

  1. chockomonkey

    chockomonkey Regular Member

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    About a year ago I was getting ramped up to to my dad's new website. Fast-forward past a bunch of office politics and bullshit, to today... where the project is about to begin!

    Anyway, I've no doubt been trying to catch up on shit in the SEO world, and have a quick question which I haven't seen mentioned (it was talked about alot a year ago).

    Matt @ Gxxgle sorta touches on it with this video:
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    http://www.youtube.com/user/GoogleWebmasterHelp#p/u/13/bVOOB_Q0MZY
    It's re: n0f0llow links and trying to sculpt/funnle PR in a site. (ie, adding n0f0llow attribute to "Log In," "Blogroll," "category," etc links on your site)

    Like M.A.D discusses while ago in this thread:
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    http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/white-hat-seo/201046-link-building-question.html
    he gave us pictures too:
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    Is this stuff still done?

    Thanks!
     
  2. the_demon

    the_demon Jr. Executive VIP

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    It's ok to use internally, so long as you don't go overboard.

    Place them where it makes logical sense like privacy and tos pages.
     
  3. N1CHOLAS

    N1CHOLAS Regular Member

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    Yes it makes sense to no follow cat's and archives it is duplicate content and can mess up your serps. No follow things like tags.

    But other than that i would not no follow stuff.
     
  4. Chrisss

    Chrisss Senior Member

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    It does not make any sense to use n0follow on intern links (and very rarely on external links as well).

    If you have 10 links on your page, then will each link receive 1/10 of the link juice. If one link have a n0follow tag, then will the link no get any link juice, but the rest of the 9 links will still only receive 1/10 of the pages link juice. This means that you actually lose link juice on the n0follow tag.

    If you want to control your internal link juice, and not pass it on to "private policy", "about the website" etc. then use java links!
     
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  5. chockomonkey

    chockomonkey Regular Member

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    Thanks, this is the gist I got from a couple things I've read regarding the changes, and it coincides with what G is claiming.

    Cheers!