[drupal-devel] rel=nofollow

Gordon Heydon gordon at heydon.com.au
Wed Jan 19 03:59:49 UTC 2005


* Todd Grimason (todd at slack.net) wrote:
> Haven't seen this mentioned anywhere here yet:
> http://www.google.com/googleblog/2005/01/preventing-comment-spam.html
> In short, adding an attribute to an anchor tag:
> rel="nofollow"
> will cause participating search engines to not follow/count the link
> (Google, MSN, and Yahoo! so far).
> So anywhere there's a link in user-submitted content you'd add this. 

Basically a filter needs to be written, so that that on content such as
comments and maybe nodes so that the rel="nofollow" gets added. I don't
thinks this would be too hard, and I don't know maybe it should be in

Gordon Heydon <gordon at heydon.com.au>

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