How To Add Rel=” Nofollow” On A Link Into Blog Post Manually.

Here I’m not talking about Good and bad things of rel=”nofollow”  tag. Because every webmaster knows that a rel=”nofollow”  link tells to the Search engines that webmaster doesn’t trust the given link. Basically we always use a WordPress plugin to make a link rel=”nofollow” and Ultimate Nofollow, Rel Nofollow Checkbox, Nofollow for external link are the most popular nofollow plugins. But everyone who is using WordPress wouldn’t want to add an additional plugin to increase site load. So in this post, I’ll tell you how to add rel=”nofollow’ tag on a link without any plugin.

Add re=”nofollow” on a link without any plugin

If you want to add rel=”nofollow” manually then you will need to edit your post/page with text mode but before editing you will need to understand a link structure. Basically when we include any link into the post, doesn’t mean Internal or External. The link into the text mode looks like this:

<a href=””>Alexa Rank Check.</a>

and if you want to open link into new tab then it will be like this:

<a href=”” target=”_blank”>Alexa Rank Check</a>

And when we add rel=”nofollow” tag on the link then it will look like this:

<a href="" rel="nofollow">Alexa Rank Check</a>

With target=”_blank” tag:

<a href="" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Alexa Rank Check</a>


Lets edit the post link:

Now you have understood a link structure with rel=”nofollow” tag. This time is now to edit the post/page link. To add nofollow tag on a link, first copy the given below nofollow tag:


Edit your post or page and click on “Text”. Find your link and when you have got the link simply paste rel=”nofollow” tag after the target=”_blank” tag.

Note: leave space between target=”_blank” and rel=”nofollow” tag. And if the link is not opening window in new tab then target=”_blank” will not available in the link then you can add nofollow tag after the link quotes (“) and leave a space between the same.

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