[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #16881: Remove all unwanted 'nofollow' attributes from 'reply to comment' links

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Fri Mar 18 08:14:43 UTC 2011

#16881: Remove all unwanted 'nofollow' attributes from 'reply to comment' links
 Reporter:  joelhardi                     |       Owner:
     Type:  defect (bug)                  |      Status:  new
 Priority:  normal                        |   Milestone:  Future Release
Component:  Comments                      |     Version:  3.1
 Severity:  minor                         |  Resolution:
 Keywords:  has-patch commit 2nd-opinion  |

Comment (by solarissmoke):

 Replying to [comment:7 joelhardi]:
 > The patch I came up with is a one-liner so I attached it here.
 > The one-liner does what I was talking about to address the double-
 indexing issue.

 `rel=canonical` already makes sure content isn't indexed twice. That isn't
 the problem.

 The problem is the significant overhead caused by bots accessing these
 duplicate pages when there isn't really any need for them. That was why
 the POST method was suggested in #10550.

Ticket URL: <http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/16881#comment:8>
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