Stop Google from following a specific link

There may be some scenarios where you don't want Google following a specific link on one of your web pages. This is easily achieved by using this 'nofollow' code snippet. 

You're probably familiar with 'nofollow' being used in a meta tag to stop a page being indexed like so:

<meta name="robots" content="nofollow" />

This can also be used in individual anchor tags, so stopping Google or other search engines following a link is as easy as this:

<a href='/my/url' rel="nofollow">Google Won't follow me!</a>

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