02 Oct '13, 5pm

Matt Cutts: You Don't Have to Nofollow Internal Links

Matt Cutts: You Don't Have to Nofollow Internal Links

A recent Google webmaster help video brings up an interesting question: should a webmaster nofollow internal links within their site or does it not make any difference because they are simply internal links? Here's the question asked of Google's Distinguished Engineer Matt Cutts: Does it make sense to use rel="nofollow" for internal links? Like, for example, to link to your login page? Does it really make a difference? "Rel='nofollow' means the PageRank won't flow through that link as far as discovering the link, PageRank computation and all that sort of stuff," Cutts said. "So for internal links, links within your site, I would try to leave the nofollow off. "So if it’s a link from one page on your site to another page on your site, you want that featuring to flow, you want Googlebot to be able to find that page," Cutts continued. "So almost every link within your site, t...

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