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Blackhat Backlinks Question

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Alex Brooks, Jan 29, 2010.

  1. Alex Brooks

    Alex Brooks BANNED BANNED

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    Hey all;

    Just having a little brain storm and I came across a nice idea, to make any site become viral at a touch of a button - Anyway, I was just wondering, I know that the adsence bot, picks up keywords based on HTML, but if I was to create a backlink to my website, then use CSS/DIVS to hide the backlink, so nobody can infact see it, would it still be classed as a backlink?

    Any risks involved in this? Or is it just like another backlinks?

    Thanks.
     
  2. TermsB

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    Google should be able to detect hidden links very easily. Meaning they probably wouldn't count.
     
  3. Alex Brooks

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    That's what I was thinking, have you tested this before though?
     
  4. TermsB

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    No sir.
     
  5. cc1981

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    How should Google possibly detect a standard link overlayed by a white div for example?
     
  6. Alex Brooks

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    Well we already know that the google bots don't scan the webpage like you would, they view the HTML source code, they are very smartly programmed bots, which can easily tell whats a HTML tag <hello> for example, wouldn't be picked up, but "hello" would be - Google can figure out what class a div is using, then check out the CSS to see what the class does, thinking about it, I'm amazed they if they don't already do this to all pages.
     
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    I am talking of a separate div, with "absolute" positioning that is exactly over the link... So the link wouldn't even be in the div.
     
  8. NoSuchAgency

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    Alex already answered your question... bots read the HTML. If the link exists in the HTML then the bot can see the link. That's all there is to it.