No Following Links in WordPress Widgets

Search engine Land just posted Google’s Matt Cutts: I Recommend NoFollowing Links On Widgets.

Matt Cutts said, “I would recommend putting a nofollow, especially on widgets.”

If your a WordPress user, Semiologic’s External Links plugin can accomplish this for you without the need to manually enter rel=”nofollow”  in all your outgoing links in your sidebar, header and footer widgets.

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