Understanding DoFollow And No-Follow Backlinks & Drawbacks Of Giving Dofollow Backlinks.

Actually, Dofollow backlinks are very important Process to increase Domain Authority, Page Rank And Page Authority of your website/blog in the search Engines. So if your Website is having Good Domain authority then you have more changes to get well rank in the search engines results. Basically, there are two types of backlinks which are following.

  • No-Follow Backlinks
  • Do-Follow Backlinks

If your newbie in SEO Then I want to clear these two types of backlinks From your mind. That What is the benefits of having these two types of backlinks to your website. And What they Do For your website.

What are NoFollow Backlinks?

A No-follow backlink is a link or an HTML Attribute that tells/Instruct Search engines to don’t follow the following website or keyword link.That means that only humans can be able to see this link and search engines will not be able to follow the following page link.And Google already tells that they don’t consider No-follow backlinks as link juice.

In Simple Words, You can say that in the No-Follow links your just telling Google or Other’s search engines don’t  give the linking credit to the following link. In No-follow we need to use a special code to make the link No-Follow.

Here’s the HTML Attribute code of No-Follow Link. 

Code Type 1:

<a href=”http://www.wpbloggertricks.com” rel=”nofollow”>WPBloggerTricks1</a>

Code Type 2:

<a href=”http://www.wpbloggertricks.com” rel=”external nofollow”>WPBloggerTricks2</a>

To Find Which Link is No-Follow Just right-click on the link and Go Inspect Section Just Like in the Following Image you will see one of these codes Nofollow attribute between hyperlink tag.

Example Image.

What Are Do-Follow Backlinks?

Do-Follow Links are the links which tell all search engines to follow the following link/page. In the Dofollow link your just giving credit to the following link or page.

If you really want to increase your Page Rank, Domain Authority and Page Authority in the search engines then you must try to make Do-Follow backlinks for your website.

Benefits Of Do-Follow Backlinks. 

There are lots of benefits of Do-Follow backlinks for  SEO which are given below.

  • It’s Improve Your Page Rank, Domain Authority, And Page Authority.
  • Make Your Website Trusted Infront Of Gooogle.
  • Google will rank you well in search Results.
  • You can rank any keywords in Front page of Google.

An example of Do-follow Link.

Do-follow link is regular we add in our websites.By default, all hyperlinks are Do-follow links.

<a href=”http://www.wpbloggertricks.com”>WPBloggerTricks</a>

Example Image Of do-follow link.



What Are The DrawBacks or Disadvantages of Giving Do-Follow Links?

Now most important section of this article.Which is about What Are The DrawBacks or Disadvantages of Giving Do-Follow Links?

Sharing or Giving Do-follow link means that you are sharing the authority of your website/Blog with the receiver’s website. If the receiving website has a bad history or bad profile in front of Search Engines Then definitely your website lose credibility. So It is okay and Good to give a dofollow link to the good authority Web sites.

What Kind Of Websites You Should Avoid?

I suggest you don’t get backlinks from these types sites and Don’t Give Backlink to these types of sites. The Sites you should Avoid are listed below.

  1. Just Avoid of Porn Websites.
  2. Gambling Website.
  3. Free Games Websites
  4. Free Movies And Music Websites
  5.  Spammy sites.

Need More Help?

If you have any questions then feel free and confident to tell me in the comment section or my blog contact page to get in touch through the inbox.

And If you think I have helped you by this tutorial then please don’t forget to share it with your friends, Family and Social Media Networks.I hope you fully understand the drawbacks of giving dofollow backlinks to bad websites. Good Bye Take Care.

About the Author: Jalil Mehar

Jalil Mehar, is a Web-Developer, SEO Consultant, WordPress Expert And Founder Of WPBloggerTricks, Blogging Egg and also the founder of A free social bookmarking site thesecretweb.org to help bloggers to gain do-follow backlinks and referral traffic.

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  1. Hello, you shared a useful information but I was searching for the benefits and drawbacks of the no-follow attribute of links. Can you please help me understand? Or provide me some resources to find it out. Thank you!

  2. Hey Jalil!

    I have been following this blog with optimum concentration because it uncovers the SEO Secretes.

    About a Do-follow link, I still don’t understand how Google gets to index this links. I use to believe that nofollow links are indexed faster than dofollow links.

    How can one get Google to index more of the dofollow links faster so as to boost DA and PA?

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