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WP External Links (nofollow new window seo)

Open external links in a new window or tab, adding "nofollow", set link icon, styling, SEO friendly options and more. Easy install and go.

15 reviews
Average Rating
4 stars
4.3 out of 5 stars
1 star
Slow response
By , for WP 3.9.2

Support seems to be lacking. As of today, 2 out of 9 issues have been resolved in the last 2 months? Seems 30 minutes ago a response was made on post from 1 month ago. Free plugin or not, there are bugs (including getting resolutions). You get what you pay for right?

5 stars
By , for WP 3.9.1

helping support from a new dady.
so developer is in baby time at the moment. ;-)

5 stars
By , for WP 3.9.1

Works great. Support fixed my problem quickly. Recommend this plugin.

5 stars
One of the best plugins
By , for WP 3.9.1

Very nice plugin thank you :)

However, I have modified it to extend its functionality + fix some bugs please check my article here if you want to encrypt your links rather than just encode them which is not secure.

5 stars
Excellent plugin for ADA accessibility!
By , for WP 3.8.3

Our ADA consultant advised that we add external link icons throughout our site to make it easier to navigate for people with disabilities. This seemed a daunting task until we found WP External links! This plugin has many more features we will probably use eventually, but ADA accessibility was our main goal. Initially, we had a bit of trouble getting the plugin to work out of the box, but it turned out to be an issue with the Nano3 theme that we were able to reconcile. A tip if you use anchor links - the current version of the plugin needs the full URL or it counts the anchor link as an external link. Support was speedy in helping us figure this out. I would recommend this plugin to anyone looking to retrofit their site to be ADA-friendly and automate the process of labeling external going forward.

5 stars
By , for WP 3.8.2

Very good plugin, thank you :)

3 stars
Love the idea, concept of this plugin
By , for WP 3.8.1

However it was adding 7.8 seconds to my sites load time as found by S3 Profiler. If it was fast, more inline with a great number of plugins I'd reinstall it in a second.

5 stars
The only working plugin i found!
By , for WP 3.6.1

This plugin is the only working plugin i found. It can make all external links even button links nofollow which i didn't find in any other plugin. Its amazing!

2 stars
Not suitable for MultiSite
By , for WP 3.6.1

Does what it says, but we wanted to use it to force nofollow on all blog posts on a MultiSite and it's not possible since every blog can change its own nofollow settings independently.

5 stars
By , for WP 3.6

Thanks! It worked on my site!

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