1. Leeroy Brown

    Marking forums thread titles, posts as rel="ugc"

    We recently completed an SEO analysis, as our site traffic took a big hit with the September 2022 Google update. One of the recommendations was to mark all the thread titles and posts with rel="ugc", to designate them as user-generated content. Have others done this? If so, how did you...
  2. janslu

    Implemented nofollow links evolve to ugc

    Google has announced expansion of rel="nofollow" link standard to contain more detailed rel="ugc" for User Generated Content. This may also be combined with existing nofollow - to be rel="ugc nofollow". I think this may be a good addition to external links in posts at some point in time...
  3. nrep

    Decline of Forums/UGC in Google

    I know that many large site owners here will have seen a drop in search engine referral traffic, particularly starting in November 2012. It seems to be a common story for large UGC sites, using all sorts of different forum software. I'm sure many sites weren't affected (or benefited) - so this...
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