excessive number of links on conditional form problem for SEO


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I have a conditional form that produces content with links based on selections from a dropdown list.  The problem is that an SEO audit counts all the links that are on that page from each conditional option, which amounts to a ridiculous number of links: 299.  However, there are no more than 20 links at any one time available to a user.  The problem is that according to an SEO audit, search engines will count all of the links and my SEO ranking will suffer.  Is there a way to suppress the number of links counted by search engines on such a page that uses conditional logic to provide conditional content containing links?  Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

Since it sounds like you're building the links from scratch in code, you can add rel="nofollow" to the links. The search bots will ignore them. If you are using target="_blank" to open them in new windows, you should use rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow"

Thanks very much!  Yes, I am building the links from scratch.  I greatly appreciate your response.  I will certainly do that.

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