WEBFI-WordPress-How to Add Nofollow Links in WordPress Navigation Menus

Many sites like to nofollow all external links on their site. This is normally simple but not for navigation menus. In this video, we will show you how to add nofollow links in WordPress navigation menus.

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Summary of this Tutorial:

Start by going to Appearance, Menu and add the links in your menu like ususal.

Now click on the screen options area at the top and check the link relationship and link target options.

Go back to your link in your menu and you will now be able to have it open in a new window/tab.

Under link relationships you type in nofollow and you can do that for all your external links in your menu.



  • Gershon Yakir on November 8, 2015

    Perfect! Thank you 🙂

  • Nikos Papadopoulos on February 22, 2017

    AWESOME!!!!! I was soooo looking for this!!!! Thank you so much!

  • Kamran Afridi on June 1, 2018


    How to add nofollow tag to the Widget Links (Sidebar Widget)?

  • Bartłomiej Ząb on June 29, 2019


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