@phryk Of course it have nothing to do with privacy :) https://devdocs.io/html/attributes/rel#attr-external ...
Mostly use by search engines:
> "The referenced document is not part of the same site as the current document."
@hs0ucy Yeah, but what's the use?
Like, I fail to see what practical difference this could possibly make for search engines – like, if it's about efficiently crawling sites we got domains for that…^^
@phryk It's meta data, I don't know precisely how crawlers use it ... Otherwise You can use it to explicitly specify the URLs you want to represent as external.
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