Do follow links and No follow Links

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  1. spyindiatom

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    I have heard about do follow links and no follow link. What is the main different between them..? Which one is the best in SEO .
     
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    No-follow means that a search engine such as Google will not pass on the benefits of a certain type of hyperlink.Therefore you will not get back links from no follow sites.

    And in do-follow sites you can get back links and it is best in SEO.

    More the back links more will be your Page Rank.
     
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    Do-follow links are better for SEO!!

    DO-follow links are the links which tell search engines to pass along its page rank influence to an outbound link.

    No-follow links are the links which removes the ability to pass on it's page rank status to other sites
     
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    Do-follow link are counted as a vote for your website from the website, which is giving you that do-follow link. It shows the trust in you from others. No-follow links do not vote for your website, but they provide access for the users, if someone is interested in your website.
     
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    The difference between them is simply "Do follow" doesn't really exist. The word just used by some people to substitute in the absence of "No Follow". There is no Do follow attribute in the HTML tag.
     
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    Do follow link is better for SEO than no follow link.

    If a website gives a do follow link to your website, which means your site obtains the trust point from it and search engine will give you some authority; If a website gives a no follow link to your website, which that website don't trust your site, and search engine will don't add extra authority to your site.
     
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    Do follow links provide back-link and no-follow provide also provide back-link but Google consist only do-follow link because no-follow site is not trusted.
     
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    Not necessarily. There could be any number of reasons why the no-follow attribute is used. Some links are used purely for traffic building, but provide very little, if any, link juice. So, the no-follow attribute is used because the website owner does not want the SE's to follow that link.
     
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    Dofollow links: The link that Search Engine follows for Giving the website some Page rank Credit and ranking.
    Nofollow Links: The link with "rel=nofollow" in HTML code which means to indicate the Search Engine not to follow this link for Giving credit and ranking.
     
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    No doubt is do follow links are more important then no follow because google only crawl do follow links and give value only to do follow and count it as back links. But no follow links are also important for getting traffic to your site but if you use high pr or related site to your site.
     
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    Do follow links means that the website is consenting to pass on authority to the following link
    No follow links means that website is not passing any sort of authority to the external link, but is keeping it with itself

    However on a related topic - nofollow link can bring you some traffic
    Seo strategy implies combination of dofollow and nofollow links
     
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    Dofollow links are hyperlinks that tell the search engines to pass along their page rank to influence on outbound links. This factor affects a lot for SEO purpose. If you get more dofollow links, then search engines will decipher your links as backlinks and you have more chances to receive positive values for your site’s ranking.

    Nofollow links are exactly the opposite. These hyperlinks don’t have the ability to pass on a page rank status to other websites. Nofollow links don’t consider as crawling links from search engines and so the link associated with Nofollow websites won’t crawl by search engines.

    Best for SEO is do follow links alone...
     
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    Do follow, the site itself tell search engine to crawl the external site, because the site trust the link source. As result it may help to improve keywords ranking. How much it going to help? The answer remain uncertain, because search engine algorithm is keep changing, link juice is keep devalue.

    Personally, I only expected linking for referral traffic instead of ranking improvement.
     
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    I am appreciate with your views both no follow and do follow links are help us to link build .But do is the best way to improve traffic for our site and no follow also help us to increase traffic. In particular case like blog commenting only need to use the do follow link.
     
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    The original question appears to have been answered sufficiently. Closing thread, if you would like it re-opened, please send me a PM.
     
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