Patch #5249

rel=nofollow on external links

Added by Dennis Møllegaard Pedersen over 12 years ago. Updated almost 3 years ago.

Status:NewStart date:2010-04-06
Priority:NormalDue date:
Assignee:-% Done:


Category:Text formatting
Target version:-


Upon request, I've made a small patch that adds rel=nofollow on absolute links.

The patch is also available here:

0001-Add-rel-nofollow-on-external-links.patch Magnifier (12.1 KB) Dennis Møllegaard Pedersen, 2010-04-06 20:07


#1 Updated by Go MAEDA almost 4 years ago

  • Category set to Text formatting

#2 Updated by Go MAEDA almost 3 years ago

I delete many issues and forum messages made by spammer every day at Adding "rel=nofollow" to user-generated content (untrusted content) may prevent spammers from abusing Redmine. Google recommends using "nofollow" in order to prevent comment spam.

GitHub and GitLab add "nofollow" to external links.

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