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Ban for cloaking I have chance to be get back my website?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Nam Hai, Jul 17, 2017.

  1. Nam Hai

    Nam Hai Junior Member

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    I get a ban for cloaking but I did nothing at all, I wasn't login from a month on that site and also I never learned cloaking yet now my website is banned, if I type: site:mysite.com all results disappear.
    I fear is something related with bad adsense (I use popads) because some months ago happened something similar, when I was clicking on my website I was completely redirect to a website that it's not mine. As soon as I removed that ads netowrk this problem disappeared.

    Also if I view as google I get the same result I normally see.

    I removed all my adsense now but what are the chance to get back my ranking now?
     
  2. blackhatcrazen

    blackhatcrazen Regular Member

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    your website got hacked im sure..
     
  3. mak3r

    mak3r Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Remove everything bad you have on your website, resubmit via your google webmaster panel and wait. Nothing more you can really do.
     
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    agree with that, it might help
     
  5. Nam Hai

    Nam Hai Junior Member

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    I just figured out that around 1 year ago I installed a plugin on my website to block spammers and hackers from certains country around the world and this plugin actually redirect people from this country to google... could be this plugin to have trigger the cloaking thing? Is this cloaking? I installed the plugin in good faith though...
     
  6. starki

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    Cloaking basically means Googlebot and visitors get presented something different, so this plugin could be a reason. Remove it, file a reinclusion request explaining what you did and that the plugin was removed, see if it works. If not, you have to dig deeper.

    In general, redirects to external sites triggered by country or IP ranges are dangerous with Google. Blocking via .htacces instead of sending them elsewhere would have to same result without risking any misinterpretation by Google.
     
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  7. Nam Hai

    Nam Hai Junior Member

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    Thank you. Yes indeed this plugin allowed me to choose if block this traffic or redirect them somewhere else... I choose to sent them somewhere else because I though was better not have this bad traffic on my site at all... I didn't knew this was cloaking...
     
  8. Nam Hai

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    My ban has been removed 30 minutes ago... So I guess that plugin was the problem...
    This was fast though, I didn't expected the unban within 24 hours... I was ready to wait 2 weeks or more... this is better...I just hope to get back my positions on ranking