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does 301 redirects bots too/how to redirect users only?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by aidenhera, Feb 22, 2017.

  1. aidenhera

    aidenhera Elite Member

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    Ive downloaded plugin for redirects for WP but it redirects bots too! it returns 301 code. the guy lied in description

    Is there any any any way to redirect USERS only?
     
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    Brian Alexander Junior Member UnGagged Attendee

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    Check the user agent...
    Although it by no means is bullet proof.
     
  3. aidenhera

    aidenhera Elite Member

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    What you mean mate
     
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    Poker Rakeback Mafia Regular Member

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    Are you 301ing from one url to another on the same website?
     
  5. aidenhera

    aidenhera Elite Member

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    yes but i want redirect users only now i read it redirects bots too.
     
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    Poker Rakeback Mafia Regular Member

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    You can only stop the bots if you are redirecting from another domain, or a sub domain.
    If you block the bots on your website, hold on, before i continue, why are you trying to block the bots, and what bots are you trying to block?
     
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    You can check the user agent for common bots. But some bots come with normal user agents that look like regular users.
    Maybe adding feature and device detection maybe of some help
     
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    aidenhera Elite Member

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    doorway pages each targetting other (but similar) keyword, i wanna redirect them all to one main landing page with offer
     
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    Poker Rakeback Mafia Regular Member

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    Ah, so you want the metrics bots to see all of your links going to different pages, but you want google to credit all of the links to the page that you have redirected to?
     
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    What is the plugin name?
     
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    aidenhera Elite Member

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    I want to redirect human only, content is different so i dont want to redirect from one different page to another.

    @mnunes532

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    Poker Rakeback Mafia Regular Member

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    I don't see how that is possible?
    Either the google bot can crawl the page that is being redirected, in which case it will index the page and redirect the links going to it, or you can block the google bot on that page, in which case it won't index the page.
    Unless someone more intelligent than me knows something that I don't?
     
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    So how does it work? You enter the page and it automatically redirects?
     
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    aidenhera Elite Member

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    @mnunes532 yes this plugin redirects pages to pages, post to pages, pages to posts etc automatically
    But it was supposed to stop google bots from redirection. And it doesnt (I checked).
    I want my website to be indexed normally like there are no any redirections.
    while i want users to be redirected to offer without google doing that.

    But i guess its not possible
     
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    It's possible, look for other plugins or cloakers for wordpress.
     
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    aidenhera Elite Member

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    ok ive found some plugins and therefore some information
    metarefresh = didnt in the past but now it passes link juice
    javascript redirect = didnt in the past but now it passes link juice
    303 = ???
    307 = ???
    theres really like no information