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Cloaking

Discussion in 'Cloaking and Content Generators' started by leenajose, May 26, 2015.

  1. leenajose

    leenajose Newbie

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    Whats is meant by cloaking?
     
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    looks something like this:
    Cloaking.jpg

    :)
     
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  3. anurag007

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    I am no expert but my guess would be that it's a process in which you can use niches which are against the TOS of ppc networks. It's made possible by sending the ad reviewer a different copy of our page which is completely whitehat , and the visitors see our page which is blackhat.Mr Blackjack also stated that you may not need 2 different sites but a single site is enough and u can decide which content to be shown to whom.
     
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    Cloaking is simple. Hide your content, and show different content. Straight and Simple.
     
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  5. FilipMKD

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    Does uncloaked affiliate links lower your website in serps???
     
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    Cloaking means to either disguise your traffic source, or to hide that you are redirecting users with an affiliate link.


    Good luck!
     
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    If you're referring to SEO, then cloaking means that you're presenting different content to users and different content to search engines. It's usually considered a black hat method.
     
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    yes too many uncloaked aff links will affect your serps
     
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    What would be the highest that you think you could go without affecting your serps?
     
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    I guess it is a technique used to deliver the content on a Web page to a search engine in such a way that different content than what is delivered to a regular human user appears on the search engine.
     
  11. poolson

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    at it's simplest it is showing different content to different users based on certain criteria.

    so before your page loads you would decide what content to present based on that criteria (i.e. user agent, remote IP Address, geo location, query string parameters, http headers etc)
     
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    Cloaking refers to the practice of presenting different content or URLs to human users and search engines. Cloaking is considered a violation of Google's Webmaster guidelines because it provides our users with different results than they expected.

    Some examples of cloaking include:


    • Serving a page of HTML text to search engines, while showing a page of images or Flash to users
    • Inserting text or keywords into a page only when the User-agent requesting the page is a search engine, not a human visitor
    If your site uses technologies that search engines have difficulty accessing, like JavaScript, images, or Flash, see our recommendations for making that content accessible to search engines and users without cloaking.

    If a site gets hacked, it's not uncommon for the hacker to use cloaking to make the hack harder for the site owner to detect.
     
  13. SriramGoogleExpert

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    Cloaking is a deceptive way of optimizing search. In this technique a different content will be searched by the search engine than what is presented or searched by the users.
     
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    if you don't know the meaning of Cloaking and doesn't even know what it is used for. THEN YOU DON'T DESERVE TO KNOW IT AT ALL !!!
     
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    Can you recommend any cloaker?
     
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    http://kloakit.com/demo/control.cgi
     
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    Cedric Heyward BANNED BANNED

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    This is no good for human reviewers on paid ad networks.

    I think it will only work on SEO/Organic traffic.
     
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    Cloaking is a technique used to deliver the content on a Web page to a search engine in such a way that different content than what is delivered to a regular human user appears on the search engine. The goal of cloaking is to boost a website's search engine rank on certain keywords.
    In cloaking, the search engine and the user are literally not on the same page. Therefore, both the user and the search engine are being deceived.


     
  19. Asif WILSON Khan

    Asif WILSON Khan Executive VIP Jr. VIP

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    Come on Mate, copy/paste like that helps no one.
    https://www.techopedia.com/definition/1436/cloaking
     
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    Cloaking is to hide your original intentions, mainly for bh methods. But, it doesn't mean you're promoting evil. It's just different from generally accepted norm