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Setting "nofollow"

Post by dhouwn » Mon Oct 12, 2009 6:06 pm

Seeing what spammers are capable of doing just to spam their links, I advise to add "nofollow" and/or to deactivate signatures for normal mortals.
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Re: Setting "nofollow"

Post by Alan Baxter » Mon Oct 12, 2009 6:21 pm

I agree. I have disabled viewing sigs because they are distracting. I never use one either.
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Re: Setting "nofollow"

Post by Giorgio Maone » Mon Oct 12, 2009 8:30 pm

Done, thanks.
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Re: Setting "nofollow"

Post by dhouwn » Mon Aug 15, 2011 11:55 am

This is apparently not applied to the website entry in the profile (which is also shown next to each post).

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<li class="web-icon"><a href="http://www.example.org/" title="WWW: http://www.example.org/"><span>Website</span></a></li>
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Re: Setting "nofollow"

Post by Giorgio Maone » Tue Aug 16, 2011 10:44 pm

I've fixed the post thing, I'm not sure where the template for the profile view is, though...
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Re: Setting "nofollow"

Post by therube » Wed Aug 17, 2011 1:51 am

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Re: Setting "nofollow"

Post by dhouwn » Wed Aug 17, 2011 8:18 am

Profiles are not accessible to unregistered users (and thus search crawlers) so this does not matter very much.


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I see, you made some exceptions for http://noscript.net/, http://hackademix.net/ and http://maone.net/. ;)
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Re: Setting "nofollow"

Post by dhouwn » Thu Dec 08, 2011 9:41 am

No no-follow for my signature link (taken from another forum user here)?
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Re: Setting "nofollow"

Post by Giorgio Maone » Thu Dec 08, 2011 10:02 pm

Fixed.
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Re: Setting "nofollow"

Post by Tom T. » Fri Dec 09, 2011 11:41 am

dhouwn wrote:No no-follow for my signature link (taken from another forum user here)?

Ahhh, so *that* explains why you were using another's signature! :lol:

Sorry to have questioned, but maybe letting us all know in advance next time? I was, uh, :shock:
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Side note: Just banned a new user who hadn't posted yet, because there was already a spam siglink in their profile. Meaning that their first post (and every other, if not caught immediately) would be spam. Have done that several times: user stays registered for about three or four minutes; their very first post gets the ban notice.

No harm in looking at new profiles, and after a while, ya sorta' get a feel for which new usernames are likely not to be legit.

Edit: Make that two within the past ten minutes. This one lasted six minutes. 8-)
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