Should Internal Web Page Links Use rel=”nofollow” Attribute?

We have heard about using rel=”nofollow” attribute to prevent the loss of link juice from our webpages. But what about the use of rel=”nofollow” when linking to internal web pages?

The general consensus is not to use rel=”nofollow’ on links to your internal webpages or anchor text.  Google’s Matt Cutts has created a brief 1:22 min. video confirming proper use of rel=”nofollow”.

Posted on January 25, 2015 No comments

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Ken Hook is a co-founder of 45 Degrees Latitude ( and (a division). Ken has been involved in pro-video production for 10 years and SEO for 5 years. He frequently posts SEO and video tips for small business on both websites. Ken and his wife Cathy reside in Cloyne, Ontario, Canada.

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