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Feature Request: Adding rel=nofollow to the forum links by default


#1

Ian,

I know you are working on spam filters but in the meantime I’d recommend you to add rel=nofollow to the commenter’s url in the default posts template. I’ve added it to my custom templates as I’ve been hit by a lot of comment spam in the last couple of days.


#2

Hi Doug,

I researched that a bit, but from what I’ve read it doesn’t work since the spammers don’t really care if it’s marked that way or not. Also, good links are affected as well and not all customers would want that. For instance, I don’t mind if the people who post here get a little search engine juice as long as their not spamming.

The new tools are working really well so hopefully this will all be a non issue after the next release.