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[Plugin: WP No External Links] Works perfectly

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  • Seems cool, I don’t know WHY to do this tho? Is it for SEO reasons? Would this really even matter for that?

    Yeah, for SEO. You see, if you post link to some web site, you give him a part of your PR, that’s how it works.
    Because of this system, there are many bots, which write automated posts to wordpress livejournals, containing links to their sites. Don’t you wanna trick them? 🙂

    Wanna know more?
    Plugin uses redirect 302 headers – it’s absolutely correctly working with all browsers and search systems. The only difference from simple link is that all your links are not External – but Internal, and they aren’t taken inaccount when calculating PR.

    oxnardmontalvo
    Member

    @oxnardmontalvo

    love this plugin thanks!

    i am having trouble gettin it to work with htaccess. can’t seem to find the right format. am using a regular redirect in htaccess as domain is redirected on host. here’s htacces. if anyone has any suggestions i would be in debt. thanks

    # BEGIN WordPress
    <IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
    RewriteEngine On
    RewriteBase /
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
    RewriteRule . /index.php [L]
    </IfModule>

    # END WordPress

    No problem. Here’s a part of my config:

    .htaccess

    <IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
    RewriteRule ^goto/(.*) http://$1 [R=301,L]
    
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
    RewriteRule . /index.php [L]
    
    </IfModule>

    oxnardmontalvo
    Member

    @oxnardmontalvo

    thanks. got it

    @jehy

    Does this htaccess looks ok? or do i need to do something with it so that this plugin will work? thx

    # BEGIN WordPress
    <IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
    RewriteEngine On
    RewriteBase /
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
    RewriteRule . /index.php [L]
    </IfModule>

    # END WordPress

    Monika
    Participant

    @monika

    Plugin uses redirect 302 headers

    this is hijacking!

    rotfl and black hat seo of the first class

    You have fever, dear.
    There is nothing wrong with it.
    Of cause it uses location headers, how else could it be possible?

    301 Header (temporary relocation) would really mean black seo, but 302 (constant relocation) isn’t.

    Please RTFM();

    @phattrance

    Please, check example on configuring .htaccess here.

    Great plugin, this will help me improve my PR by not leaking it away. Thanks!

    I rated it 5/5. If more people understood PR and how it leaks through external links then this plugin would be much more popular IMO.

    Thanks, leet8845.
    Yeah, of cause, but SEO is not for just everyone.
    Thanks god, because of it I still have my money ^_^’

    bobfrapples
    Member

    @bobfrapples

    Does it redirect ALL external links or is their a way to specify which ones? I would love all the links in the posts and comments handled this way but want to leave my template, widgets…etc as “normal” external links. Is it possible?

    It only masks links in posts, comments and etc.
    There is no way I can mask link in your widget or template =)

    rcpcooper
    Member

    @rcpcooper

    Hi all,
    I installed the Plugin: WP No External Links on my blog to see how it worked. The thing is that when I deactivated it, it left all of my links with the “no follow” tag.
    How can I fix this?

    Thanks

    Plugin only masks links on output.
    It DOES NOT CHANGE anything in the database.
    If you uninstalled plugin, IT CAN’T ADD ANYTHING.

    WordPress natively sometimes adds nofollow to links, or possibly you have some other plugins, processing links.

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