Published: Jun 17, 2009 - 07:04 am
Story Found By: Sebastian 1955 Days ago
Dear Googlers, please –WRT to the implementation of hyperlinks– leave us webmasters alone, dump the rel-nofollow crap and rank our stuff in the best interest of your searchers. No longer bother us with linking guidelines that change yearly. It’s not our job nor responsibility to act as your slavish code monkeys when you spot a loophole in your ranking- or spam-detection-algos.
To prevent webmasters from irrational actions by misleaded search engines, I hereby introduce the
Webmaster guidelines for search engine friendly links.
(The article supplies code and destructions, err .. kinda manual.)
Just feed the crawlers with all the crap the search engines require, then concentrate your efforts on your UI for human vistors.
Web robots (bots, crawlers, spiders, ...) don’t supply your signup-forms with credit card details. Humans do. If you find the time to upsell them while search engines keep you busy with thoughtless change requests all day long.