I am going to attempt to debunk almost every Wordpress SEO "Expert" article ever written, and in some respects this article even debunks some of the things I have written in the past.
This article does not reference Google Toolbar PageRank in any way
First of all you are going to need to do a little homework.
Eric Enge interview with Matt Cutts
The Eric Enge interview with Matt Cutts was truly exceptional and revealed a number of gotchas that for some reason continue to be circulated.
Matt Cutts: … Now, robots.txt says you are not allowed to crawl a page, and Google