Vanilla 2.6 is here! It includes security fixes and requires PHP 7.0. We have therefore ALSO released Vanilla 2.5.2 with security patches if you are still on PHP 5.6 to give you additional time to upgrade.
Scans posts for links and adds a rel="nofollow" to them. This is useful for avoiding getting dinged by Google and other search engines when spammers post garbage links on your site. If you happen to have "rel" defined for a link already, this extension will simply add "nofollow" to the attributes already there. This also removes any "empty" links: those with nothing or only spaces in them. Note that this does not work on URLs set in the user account page yet, but it will work for all posts.
2007-01-24: Added ability to remove the rel="nofollow" per user role. 2007-01-23: Small bug fix and fixed the name