How to easily find if a link on a page…

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How to easily find if a link on a page is Dofollow or Nofollow? January 7, 20143 Comments3 Min Read Narender Singhsingh_nsk3 Comments Share This! Facebook Twitter Google Plus Pinterest WhatsAppIf you’re trying to find out if a particular link on a website is nofollow or dofollow, you are at the right place. As we already know, dofollow links pass the link juice from one page to another, whereas if the rel=nofollow is added to the link, it does not let the link juice flow anymore. Here’s how to find out the nature of the link. (adsbygoogle = window. adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. NoDoFollow Firefox AddonThere could be no better way than an easy to use browser addon. NoDoFollow is one such addon for the popular Firefox web browser. All it does is that it adds a new item to the right click title ‘NoDoFollow’. Right clicking anywhere on the page will bring up the contest menu and clicking on NoDoFollow will highlight all the links on a page. Nofollow links will be highlighted with reddish ink and on the other hand, Dofollow links will be highlighted with Blue ink. See the screenshot of a Yahoo Search page below to see how it works. Yahoo Search LinksDownload NoDoFollow Addon from Firefox Addons. For Chrome, plugins such as Nofollow Spotter can be used. NoFollow Spotter highlights nofollow links with a red box around such links.2. Check the page sourceIf you are not using Firefox or else don’t want to use an Addon, you can check the nature of the link by checking the page source. For most browsers, pressing Ctrl+U will open the full source of the page and then you can look for the link anchor text using the find tool (Ctrl+F). If the link contains a rel=”nofollow” attribute then the link is a nofollow one. Besides that if it does not contain the nofollow attribute, it means it is a dofollow links. Dofollow links don’t need to include any rel attribute to make them dofollow. Hence, all standard links are dofollow. In most of the modern browsers you can right click on the link and choose ‘Inspect Element’ which will open the debugger and you can directly check the link code in the same window. Nofollow link source3. Check redirecting linksIf a website uses some sort of redirection in its links, it can also mark the links as nofollow so that the bots don’t crawl the next website. In such a case the link won’t include the rel=nofollow attribute because the link will be a local link till the time it is redirected. To check such a link, we can use some online service such as RedirectCheck to check the headers and if it is permitted by robots file. (adsbygoogle = window. adsbygoogle || []).push({}); (adsbygoogle = window. adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Share Tweet +1 TagsDofollow Link Analysis NofollowYou may also like GoDaddy to BigRock Domain Migration (Transfer) GuideJune 25, 2014 Adsense Users in India can now Change their Payee NameMay 17, 2014 Is Marking All External Links as ‘nofollow’ a Good Idea? October 28, 20133 CommentsClick here to post a comment Cancel replyCommentName * Email * Email me when somebody replies to my comment. Nathan Scheer says: November 3, 2016 at 6:30 pm Where can I find a checker that will see if a redirect link is a do or no follow? Reply Annie Craven says: June 9, 2014 at 11:11 pm Great post! This has been very helpful, thanks for sharing your wealth of information. Reply Gauthier Le Guen says: March 8, 2014 at 4:22 pm Thanks for the information ??ReplyConnect with UsYou can follow us on these social media networks and stay updated. facebooktwittergoogle-plusrssRecent Posts How to Disable News Feed & Notifications in Opera Apps for Android Pin Chats in WhatsApp to Keep Them at the Top of the List Check if Your Windows 10 PC is Updated to the Creators Update or Not The Difference Between Windows 10 S and Windows 10: Which is Better? Download ShareIt for Windows PC Running Windows 10, 8 or 7 (adsbygoogle = window. adsbygoogle || []).push({});Recent Commentsmanzz on 8 Issues Frequently Faced by YU Yureka Usersmanzz on 8 Issues Frequently Faced by YU Yureka UsersMunnu on How to Use Reliance Jio 4G VoLTE SIM in Intex Aqua Fish (Sailfish)Narender Singh on How to Download Songs or other Audio from TumblrMr. Right on How to Clear All Messages from WhatsApp Group without LeavingPopular Posts Fix – Apps Not Downloading from Play Store in OnePlus 3/3T After Nougat Update3 Min Read Unlock Bootloader & Get Root Access in Lumia/Windows Phone2 Min Read How to Downgrade Asus Zenfone 2 from Marshmallow to Lollipop3 Min Read Xiaomi Mi Pocket WiFi USB Router/Adapter Setup Guide in English4 Min Read How to Manually Update Zenfone 2 ZE551ML & ZE550ML to Marshmallow6 Min Readfacebooktwittergoogle-plusrssGet more stuffSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing. Something went wrong. we respect your privacy and take protecting it seriously

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