I recently presented on this topic at SES New York alongside Brian Ussery , BrettTabke , and Jaimie Sirovich , so this is especially timely for me. Are navigations smart and not simply boilerplate and the same on every single page type? Are you a Search Engine Watch Member? |
I remove the nofollow from the site navigation. I know that there is a big question about whether nofollowing your navigational links could serve as a signal for Google to punish you, however I don’t think that the nofollowing by itself was what has caused the penalty in this case.
IA overlaps with several other disciplines, including navigability, user experience, and interface design. The combination of organization, labeling, search, and navigation systems within web sites and intranets.