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DoFollow Case by Case

DoFollow Case by Case allows you to selectively apply dofollow to comments and make links in a pages or posts "nofollow".

This WordPress plugin gives you the possibility to remove the "nofollow" attribute from your wordpress blog's comments: from the author's links and/or from the comments text links. This can be done either case by case (editing each comment) or through a white-list of commenters emails, whose comments will allways be dofollow.

It also adds a checkbox in the insert link popup box for including rel="nofollow" in links as you create them, so that you can significantly increase the control of the rel="nofollow" tag on every link on your blog. It is designed to give you fine-grained control of linking for SEO purposes.

And it also adds a shortcode for making a link no follow in posts and pages. The usage is as follows: [nofollow] LINK [/nofollow]

What can I do with this plugin?

This plugin allows you to set links in comments to be dofollow instead of nofollow. When editing a comment, now you have the option to remove the rel="nofollow" attributes from the links contained in them. To make it easier, you can also setup commenters emails whose links in comments should always be dofollow and you can even set their Author URL when commenting to be dofollow. On the other side you can also define URLs that when contained in a comment are always dofollow, so that you can setup links to your own sites to be always dofollow.

In order to add commenter's emails or URLs to the white list, please go to DoFollow > DoFollow.

DoFollow > White List Email: The Email White List contains a list of emails of commenters, whose links in comments are allways dofollow. And you can also choose to make the Author URL dofollow. By default the Author URL is not followed. Here you can add for example the email addresses of your staff and collaborators.

DoFollow >White List URL: The URL White List contains a list of URLs that when linked to in a comment, are always dofollow, nevertheless who links to them. Here you can setup for example links from your sites or from other sites.

And finally when adding a link to a page or post, you can mark it as NOFOLLOW through the link insertion pop-up or through a shortcode.

What ideas is this plugin based on?

We were looking for a plugin like Nofollow Case by Case but that worked the other way round. Instead of removing the re="nofollow" from all comments links and have the possibilty to add the rel="nofollow" case by case, we wanted to leave the rel="nofollow" and all comments and have the possibility to remove them only from some comments.

Other functionality we wanted was the possibility to add a checkbox in the insert link popup box for including rel="nofollow" in links as you create them as seen in Ultimate Nofollow.

Another interesting plugin is Nofollow Free, but unfortunately it hasn't been updated in over 2 years.

And the last plugin we liked is Smart DoFollow which lets you automatically give DoFollow links to authors of comments that are longer than a given number of chars. This is intersting, but very dangerous as today all comment spam is quite long and has many characters.

DoFollow Case by Case Plugin in your Language!

This first release is avaliable in English and Spanish. In the i18n we have included the necessarry files to translate this plugin.

If you would like the plugin in your language and you're good at translating, please drop us a line at Contact us.

Further Reading

You can access the description of the plugin in Spanish at: DoFollow Case by Case en castellano.

Requires: 3.0.1 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.9.2
Last Updated: 2014-8-5
Downloads: 1,700

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