How to Add Nofollow Links in WordPress or HTML

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What is Nofollow Link? – A nofollow link is a type of link that tells search engines to not pass any link authority from your page to the other website that you’re linking to. You can turn any link into a nofollow link by adding the following link attribute: rel=”nofollow”.

Links or backlinks are an important search engine ranking factor. Some SEO experts believe that by making external links nofollow, their own website will rank higher.

How to Check if a Link is Nofollow? – All nofollow links must contain the rel=”nofollow” HTML attribute.


<a href="" rel="nofollow">Google</a>

How to Add Nofollow Links in WordPress

You can easily add nofollow links in the Classic Editor with the help of a plugin. you need to do is install and activate the “Title and Nofollow For Links” plugin & it’s ready to go well.

See these 2 screenshots below & you will understand how to do that yourself.

Add link to WordPress classic editor

Add nofollow attribute to a link

This allows you to add a nofollow attribute to any link when writing a post. This is also useful for users who are not confident with editing HTML code.


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