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Adding rel=”nofollow” to your blogroll links in Wordpress

Monday, April 6th, 2009 |

How to simplify nofollow links in Wordpress

Annoyed that you cannot add rel=”nofollow” to your Wordpress blogroll links? Are you leaking link juice like crazy and want to do something about it? This fix will add a “nofollow” checkbox under the “Advanced Options > Link Relationship (XFN)” section when adding a link.

This fix was applied in Wordpress version 2.7x, however I do not currently have a fix for older versions. I’ll post new ones if there are any changes. To start, look for the edit-link-form.php file in your Wordpress wp-admin folder:

At around line 254 look for this:

–Code Removed–

and right after paste this:

–Code Removed–

Update the file and you’re done!
Your “add link” page should now look like the image below.

UPDATE: After a little digging i found this Wordpress Plugin that does the trick. No need to edit core files unless we REALLY have to.

Enjoy!
Ump

nofollow in wordpress blogroll

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Bump Interactive is an internet marketing firm based out of Northeastern Oklahoma and comprised of a diverse collection of web developers, writers, graphic designers, and social media veterans who also thrive in the world of music.

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