What is Nofollow and Dofollow Links
When the search engine crawls your site, it indexes and follows all the links on your site. But this is not true at all for any website.
In blogging, you have to add many links to your post. But if we add a link to any such site by mistake, then your content is not related or we will add a link to any site*y videos site or the hacking site or if we link to these sites through comments, then google Adds your site to the spam list.
So to avoid this, we should be aware of both Nofollow and Dofollow.
Now you must have understood that what is the importance of no-follow and do-follow links, so let us now know what is no-follow and do-follow links?
What is Nofollow Links
These are the links that search engine bots do not index. And only your readers can follow these links. That is, when we add a link to a site that is not related to our content, we can call it No Follow Links.
NoFollow links example
<a href=”https://atozbrother.com/”> rel=”nofollow”> how-to-start-a-blog</a>
To make any link nofollow, you just have to use the rel=”no follow” code. If you use WordPress, you can use Title and Nofollow For Links Plugin for them. With the help of which you can make your links Nofollow very easily.
What is Dofollow Links
These are the links that both search engines and people can follow. That is, some links to it which the search engine indexes and follows. And by default web pages have links do-follow.
Dofollow links example
So now you understand what is nofollow and dofollow links? So let us now know how to use these links.
Like I told you above that you should make nofollow links to any other site which is not related to the content of your site. And at the same time, you should also make nofollow the outgoing links of the site. It improves your search ranking.
But this also does not mean that you make every link nofollow.
Because if you use nofollow to your every link, then the search engine cannot read or index your links.
Which can spoil the ranking of your site. This means that you add links to your post, make some of those links nofollow and some links dofollow.
How to Use Dofollow and Nofollow Links
When we add links to a post, they are do-follow links. So let us now know where you have to use dofollow links and where to use no-follow links.
1. Related Post: When you write a post and add your old post links on it, then you add do-follow links on it
2. Related Content Site Par: You make do-follow links to the related site links of your site. That is the topic on which you share the article. Same site if you want to add links to your site then you should use dofollow it.
3. High Ranking Websites: Sites that have a good ranking on the internet, if you add a link to such a site on your site, you can follow them like, Google, Yahoo. Facebook etc.
4. Original Content Sharing Sites: If you want to add a link to such a site and they share the original content on the site, then you can keep the links of that site as default.
This was some such place where you can use Dofollow links. And on other sites like Unrelated sites, Affiliate links, Bad sites, and comments sections, you should use nofollow. And you should never add the links of those spam sites to your blog.
Dofollow links are very important for a blog, but even if only Dofollow links are high, the search engine may consider your site spam. So there should be Dofollow and Nofollow dono links on the blog. And you can use the Semrush tool to check the nofollow and dofollow links of the blog.
Finally, now you must have understood what is Nofollow and Dofollow Links. But if you have any confusion or any question, then tell in the comment box below.
I would be glad to help you.