How to stop search engines from following internal links
This is a great tip if you have some links on a page that you would prefer search engines to ignore and not crawl.
A perfect time to use this feature is:
- If you have paid advertising on your website and you would prefer search engines like Google to not associate the content on the external site with your own site.
- If your page or blog post has a comments section with no moderation
- If your page features user created or submitted content
- If you have any embed code on the page
Login to the CMS.
In the tree menu on the left-hand side, click on the page you wish to add the meta tag 'nofollow' to.
Go to the 'SEO & Share' tab.
Scroll to the label 'Stop internal links being followed' and switch the slider to 'Yes'.
Hit 'Save and publish' in the bottom right. The links on this page are now set to 'nofollow' meaning search engines will no longer follow them.
Well done #h5yr!
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