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Opened 2 years ago

Last modified 20 months ago

#4950 new enhancement

Links in Trac tickets should be nofollow'd

Reported by: jonoaldersonwp Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: lowest
Component: Trac Keywords: seo


Links in trac tickets should have a rel="nofollow" attribute, in order to reduce the attraction of the platform as a target for spammers.

Change History (3)

#1 @dd32
20 months ago

  • Keywords close added

Unfortunately Trac doesn't allow an easy way to do this.

https://trac.edgewall.org/ticket/3352 was closed as wontfix

The only way to achieve this is to write a Trac plugin, as comment content can't be altered within a Trac template.

#2 @jonoaldersonwp
20 months ago

  • Keywords close removed
  • Type changed from defect to enhancement

Can we write a Trac plugin?
Their legacy bad decisions shouldn't result in us leaving holes in our defences :)

#3 @dd32
20 months ago

We can, but we're not writing/deploying new plugins due to the lack of people to maintain them ongoing.

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