Opened 8 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

Last modified 7 years ago

#2219 closed defect (bug) (fixed)

No-Follow links in readmes

Reported by: ipstenu's profile Ipstenu Owned by: tellyworth's profile tellyworth
Milestone: Priority: normal
Component: Plugin Directory Keywords: needs-patch


The current plugin pages nofollow all the links.

The author and donation links on the new plugin pages are nofollowed, the in-content links are _not_.

As much as we hate this, we need to nofollow all the links in readmes, as some rather scummy 'SEO consultants' will leverage that to bolster their search results in the googles and other places.

Change History (5)

This ticket was mentioned in Slack in #meta by ipstenu. View the logs.

8 years ago

#2 @tellyworth
8 years ago

  • Owner set to tellyworth
  • Status changed from new to accepted

#3 @tellyworth
8 years ago

  • Milestone set to Plugin Directory v3 - M9

#4 @tellyworth
8 years ago

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from accepted to closed

In 4372:

Plugin directory: nofollow links in the_content.

Fixes #2219

#5 @samuelsidler
7 years ago

  • Milestone Plugin Directory v3 - M9 deleted

Milestone Plugin Directory v3 - M9 deleted

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