[drupal-devel] [feature] Use attribute rel=nofollow in comment's link

stefan nagtegaal drupal-devel at drupal.org
Wed Jul 20 11:04:15 UTC 2005

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 Project:      Drupal
 Version:      4.5.0
 Component:    comment.module
 Category:     feature requests
 Priority:     normal
 Assigned to:  Anonymous
 Reported by:  clockwerx at www.spreadfirefox.com
 Updated by:   stefan nagtegaal
 Status:       patch

Isn't such a thing already in HEAD? I thought Walkagh brought us such a
patch, not sure though.. Can't check atm.

stefan nagtegaal

Previous comments:

Wed, 19 Jan 2005 13:07:28 +0000 : clockwerx at www.spreadfirefox.com

See this yahoo blog post [1] if you haven't already.

By adding a rel="nofollow" attribute to hyperlinks, webmasters and
weblog owners can tell search engines that the links are effectively
untrusted. For example, this:

buy now [2]

Becomes this:

buy now [3]

[1] http://www.ysearchblog.com/archives/000069.html
[2] http://spammer.example.com/
[3] http://spammer.example.com/\" rel=\"nofollow


Wed, 19 Jan 2005 13:11:52 +0000 : clockwerx at www.spreadfirefox.com

6.12 Link types [4]

Authors may use the following recognized link types, listed here with
their conventional interpretations. In the DTD, %LinkTypes refers to a
space-separated list of link types. White space characters are not
permitted within link types.

So, you should perhaps be appending this to any existing comment links
with a rel attribute.
[4] http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/types.html#type-links


Wed, 19 Jan 2005 13:56:25 +0000 : chrisada

+1 for the feature

It seems to me this might be easier accomplished as an input filter?


Tue, 19 Jul 2005 21:34:58 +0000 : bradtem

Attachment: http://drupal.org/files/issues/nofollow.patch (0 bytes)

Here's the trivial patch to includes/common.inc to change this.

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