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    Will accepting comments decrease SEO


    Will accepting comments to my blog decrease my seo on GOOGLE, people put websites links but i remove them all so its only text

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    Why would it? Commenting is what makes blogs special, no?

    PS: if you really feel the need to remove ALL the profile websites, then maybe it's better to tweak your blog template to make the links not show at all.
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    Ye i just wondered i through it could make your blog better but my keywords have dropped since i have been accepting them maybe it's nothing to do with that

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    Comments are best though if they're on-topic

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    They could if you don't moderate them. I've seen sites taken down in rank after thousands of spam links appeared in the comments area for blog posts.

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    No its not harmful but you should allow only relevant links into blog commenting that can be done by comment moderator.
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    Couldn't you edit the template so that all links in comments are "nofollow" and therefore won't affect the SEO ?
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    If the comments are no-follow they will not effect your blog PR. To accept the meaningful comments is good practice because if you do not accept the comments it may be possible that your readers will not come again which will effect your blog PR.
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    Originally Posted by Atle Iversen
    Couldn't you edit the template so that all links in comments are "nofollow" and therefore won't affect the SEO ?
    By default (with Wordpress) they are nofollow.
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