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9 Best Tools to Check and Highlight DoFollow / Nofollow Links

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In the previous post, we talked about getting links from high Page Rank websites and blogs can help you improve your site’s SEO and increase your PageRank score. But before that, you need to make sure the backlinks you obtain do not contain “nofollow” attribute as this kind of links won’t give you any SEO benefits. To make your life easier, below we’ve gathered some search engines for you to dig out websites and blogs that allow you making comments and generating backlinks without “nofollow” tag. It’s important to make constructive and useful comments, contributing value to the post’s discussion. Bear in mind that any spam comments you make will be easily filtered by the system like Akismet or manually deleted by the site owner. So please, don’t spam!


In addition, we’ve also included useful Firefox addons and Chrome extensions assisting you to highlight “dofollow” and “nofollow” links on any webpage you surf. Some of these handy browser tools also display important website metrics such as PageRank score, Alexa and Complete rank, inbound and outbound links, keywords, and more making your SEO tasks done in a more easy and effective way!

We hope you’ll find these tools useful, don’t forget to bookmark the post or share it with any webmasters you know.

“Dofollow” Blogs Search Engines

WMTips’s DoFollow Blogs Search Engine
You can use this search engine to find any blogs without “nofollow” attribute in their comment links. It’s based on live queries against the current Google index to ensure the data is always up-to-date. Simply enter any keywords you want to get the results.

Dofollow Diver
Dofollow Diver lets you search over 700 blogs, including blogs with Top Commenter and CommentLuv installed.

Radpixels Dofollow Search
This search engine scan feeds from “dofollow” blogs and index their posts, so you can find relevant posts where you can make value comments to get backlink.

CommentHunt is a search engine that claims to help you find good PageRank and DoFollow blogs, so that you generate quick links through blog comments.

Firefox Addons and Chrome Extensions to Check DoFollow and NoFollow Links

This is an easy to use Firefox addon to highlight links in any webpage according to nofollow (highlight in red color) or dofollow (highlight in blue color) status.

SearchStatus is a multi-purpose add-on for improving your site’s SEO. It not only lets you easily highlight nofollow and canonical links, but also displays Google PageRank, Alex ranking, and Compete ranking for any websites.

SEOMoz Toobar
SEOMoz Toolbar (Mozbar) is available in both Firefox and Chrome. It enables you access important SEO metrics as you surf the web. Mozbar is also useful for highlighting no-followed, followed, internal, external links, and keywords.

SEO Toobar
This powerful browser toolbar provides you a variety of website information including PageRank, nofollow links, links to domain, page links, site age, estimated monthly traffic, and many more.

SEO for Chrome
This Chrome extension can be used for highlighting nofollow links on websites. It has many SEO tools that let you perform competitive analysis, keyword research, backlink checks, and other SEO tasks.


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