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Hiding affiliate links from Google

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by adamster, Nov 13, 2008.

  1. adamster

    adamster Regular Member

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    Hi
    Is there a way to hide the affiliate links from Google?
    Thanks
     
  2. MrsE

    MrsE BANNED BANNED

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    why would you have to??... they don't give a fuck
     
  3. iamsgf

    iamsgf Regular Member

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    Hiding affiliate links on your blog are normally for 1 of 2 reasons!

    1. You dont want to pass link juice to an affiliate links:

    If that is the case then you should just put "nofollow" in the link attributes.

    2. You dont want users to see that they are clicking on an affiliate link:

    This is the more common reason and understandable.

    If you are using Wordpress then you can use the following plugin:

    Code:
    http://patchlog.com/wordpress/hidden-affiliate-links/
    As and alternative, or if you are not using wordpress then you can hard code it into the .htaccess file to redirect.

    There are many other ways as well.

    What software are you using for your blog?
     
  4. shudogg

    shudogg Regular Member

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    you could just use a php header redirect. put the code in a php file, and link to site.com/link.php
     
  5. wwwyatt

    wwwyatt Newbie

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    Do you have an example of a php header redirect? Is it the same as a meta redirect?