As default, any links that you have on the Blogger comment section have attribute nofollow. It does not affect anything on the targeted websites or your website. Once, you change it to follow link. It will help the targeted website to increase the pagerank, and your site has negative effect on pagerank. Would you make a follow link on the Blogger comments? If the answer is yes, this post is for you. Making a follow link in the comments section would encourage readers to post a comment. In return, it helps their websites in the long run.
In order to change from nofollow link to follow link, you follow these simple steps:
- Backup your template. It is not necessary, just in case you do something wrong.
- Open your blogger template and search for the following code.
<a expr:href='data:comment.authorUrl' rel='nofollow'><data:comment.author/></a>
In the above code, you see the attribute rel='nofollow', you just have to change it to rel='follow'. After doing it, you have the following code:
<a expr:href='data:comment.authorUrl' rel='follow'><data:comment.author/></a>
You are done; click on save your template. It is simple, right? What do you think about this change?