#1 is text and not a link. But could have value that people copy and paste the url into the browser.
I know there are time when we try to promote our sites that the link is disabled by default. Does those add value or the spiders just treat them as plain text ?
My hunch tells me they're just considered as text but let me know your ideas.
What I'm talking about specifically is below.
Does #1 have value at all ?