How To Automatically Add ‘nofollow’ To all Blogrolls On Blogger Blog

    What Is A Nofollow Tag?

    A “nofollow” tag is a HTML attribute of the <a> tag which tells search engines like Google not to index a particular link in which you apply the “nofollow” rule to.





    What are the importance of adding nofollow tag??


    1. You should add a nofollow attribute to your blogroll to avoid panda effect on your blog. It can reduce your blog traffic by 70%
    3. Some links are harmful to blog content as it distracts the spiders from your main keywords. As a result your post will rank lower.


    How Can I Do This?
    To add a Nofollow Attribute to your blogroll, follow these few steps below.


    1. Go To your Blogger Dashboard
    2. Click the drop-down menu next to the gray Post List icon and select Template. Then click on Edit HTML

    3. Hold Ctrl F and Search for the below code:
    <b:widget id='BlogList

    You blogroll widget code in your template may be like this,
    <b:widget id='BlogList1' locked='false' title='Blogroll' type='BlogList'>
    <b:includable id='main'>
    <!-- only display title if it's non-empty -->
    <b:if cond='data:title != ""'>
    <div id='blog-list-title'>
    <h2 class='title'><data:title/></h2>
    </div>
    </b:if>
    <div class='widget-content'>
    <div class='blog-list-container' expr:id='data:widget.instanceId + "_container"'>
    <ul expr:id='data:widget.instanceId + "_blogs"'>
    <b:loop values='data:items' var='item'>
    <li expr:style='data:item.displayStyle'>
    <div class='blog-icon'>
    <b:if cond='data:showIcon == "true"'>
    <input expr:value='data:item.blogIconUrl' type='hidden'/>
    </b:if>
    </div>
    <div class='blog-content'>
    <div class='blog-title'>
    <a expr:href='data:item.blogUrl' target='_blank'>
    <data:item.blogTitle/></a>
    </div>
    <div class='item-content'>
    <b:if cond='data:showItemThumbnail == "true"'>
    <b:if cond='data:item.itemThumbnail'>
    <div class='item-thumbnail'>
    <a expr:href='data:item.blogUrl' target='_blank'>
    <img alt='' border='0' expr:height='data:item.itemThumbnail.height' expr:src='data:item.itemThumbnail.url' expr:width='data:item.itemThumbnail.width'/>
    </a>
    </div>
    </b:if>
    </b:if>
    <b:if cond='data:showItemTitle == "true"'>
    <span class='item-title'>
    <b:if cond='data:item.itemUrl != ""'>
    <a expr:href='data:item.itemUrl' target='_blank'>
    <data:item.itemTitle/></a>
    <b:else/>
    <data:item.itemTitle/>
    </b:if>
    </span>
    </b:if>
    <b:if cond='data:showItemSnippet == "true"'>
    <b:if cond='data:showItemTitle == "true"'>
    -
    </b:if>
    <span class='item-snippet'>
    <data:item.itemSnippet/>
    </span>
    </b:if>
    <b:if cond='data:showTimePeriodSinceLastUpdate == "true"'>
    <div class='item-time'>
    <data:item.timePeriodSinceLastUpdate/>
    </div>
    </b:if>
    </div>
    </div>
    <div style='clear: both;'/>
    </li>
    </b:loop>
    </ul>
    <b:if cond='data:numItemsToShow != 0'>
    <b:if cond='data:totalItems > data:numItemsToShow'>
    <div class='show-option'>
    <span expr:id='data:widget.instanceId + "_show-n"' style='display: none;'>
    <a href='javascript:void(0)' onclick='return false;'><data:showNText/></a>
    </span>
    <span expr:id='data:widget.instanceId + "_show-all"' style='margin-left: 5px;'>
    <a href='javascript:void(0)' onclick='return false;'><data:showAllText/></a>
    </span>
    </div>
    </b:if>
    </b:if>
    <b:include name='quickedit'/>
    </div>
    </div>
    </b:includable>
    </b:widget>

    4. Now, To Add 'nofollow' to your blogroll links, follow the example below


    <b:widget id='BlogList1' locked='false' title='Blogroll' type='BlogList'>
    <b:includable id='main'>
    <!-- only display title if it's non-empty -->
    <b:if cond='data:title != ""'>
    <div id='blog-list-title'>
    <h2 class='title'><data:title/></h2>
    </div>
    </b:if>
    <div class='widget-content'>
    <div class='blog-list-container' expr:id='data:widget.instanceId + "_container"'>
    <ul expr:id='data:widget.instanceId + "_blogs"'>
    <b:loop values='data:items' var='item'>
    <li expr:style='data:item.displayStyle'>
    <div class='blog-icon'>
    <b:if cond='data:showIcon == "true"'>
    <input expr:value='data:item.blogIconUrl' type='hidden'/>
    </b:if>
    </div>
    <div class='blog-content'>
    <div class='blog-title'>
    <a expr:href='data:item.blogUrl' ref='nofollow' target='_blank'>
    <data:item.blogTitle/></a>
    </div>
    <div class='item-content'>
    <b:if cond='data:showItemThumbnail == "true"'>
    <b:if cond='data:item.itemThumbnail'>
    <div class='item-thumbnail'>
    <a expr:href='data:item.blogUrl' ref='nofollow' target='_blank'>
    <img alt='' border='0' expr:height='data:item.itemThumbnail.height' expr:src='data:item.itemThumbnail.url' expr:width='data:item.itemThumbnail.width'/>
    </a>
    </div>
    </b:if>
    </b:if>
    <b:if cond='data:showItemTitle == "true"'>
    <span class='item-title'>
    <b:if cond='data:item.itemUrl != ""'>
    <a expr:href='data:item.itemUrl' ref='nofollow' target='_blank'>
    <data:item.itemTitle/></a>
    <b:else/>
    <data:item.itemTitle/>
    </b:if>
    </span>
    </b:if>
    <b:if cond='data:showItemSnippet == "true"'>
    <b:if cond='data:showItemTitle == "true"'>
    -
    </b:if>
    <span class='item-snippet'>
    <data:item.itemSnippet/>
    </span>
    </b:if>
    <b:if cond='data:showTimePeriodSinceLastUpdate == "true"'>
    <div class='item-time'>
    <data:item.timePeriodSinceLastUpdate/>
    </div>
    </b:if>
    </div>
    </div>
    <div style='clear: both;'/>
    </li>
    </b:loop>
    </ul>
    <b:if cond='data:numItemsToShow != 0'>
    <b:if cond='data:totalItems > data:numItemsToShow'>
    <div class='show-option'>
    <span expr:id='data:widget.instanceId + "_show-n"' style='display: none;'>
    <a href='javascript:void(0)' onclick='return false;'><data:showNText/></a>
    </span>
    <span expr:id='data:widget.instanceId + "_show-all"' style='margin-left: 5px;'>
    <a href='javascript:void(0)' onclick='return false;'><data:showAllText/></a>
    </span>
    </div>
    </b:if>
    </b:if>
    <b:include name='quickedit'/>
    </div>
    </div>
    </b:includable>
    </b:widget>


    Notice: I highlighted target='_blank'> in the first and second codes so as to enable you locate where to add your nofollow tag faster......


    Save Your Template and Enjoy a Nofollow Comment Link.