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How does a content lock affect ranking?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Baadier, Jan 10, 2012.

  1. Baadier

    Baadier Regular Member

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    My question is 2 fold, firstly does having a content lock on your site affect your ranking for terms? Secondly, if so, would it be better to place my content lock on a secondary page as opposed to my root domain as I have currently?

    Lastly, I've fetched my page as Google bot via the webmaster tools and all appears well but I'm pretty sure my rankings have dropped though it is a very new domain and I could be having a quick dance.
     
  2. Roundhouse

    Roundhouse Regular Member

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    All my sub pages I had a content locker (cpa lead/leadbolt) on have been deindexed by google
     
  3. Baadier

    Baadier Regular Member

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    Would it be the best move then to move the lock to a secondary page while trying to rank the root domain and then using a link between the 2?
     
  4. Nookie Monster

    Nookie Monster Senior Member

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    Interesting!

    I would have thought that it would make no difference to the spiders. Guess it's time to re-think that and figure out how they are flagging it.
     
  5. chipmunk951

    chipmunk951 Senior Member

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    I have Content Lockers on my page, just make sure it isn't on a page people land on when they click through from Google. If you make it click through from a banner on your page or an AD, it doesn't seem to matter. I haven't been deindexed ever.
     
  6. beakon

    beakon Regular Member

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    Just prevent the locker from initializing for bot visits.
     
  7. idoit

    idoit Registered Member

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    Won't this be considered as BH and put you in trouble if they find out?
     
  8. artizhay

    artizhay BANNED BANNED

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    Wasn't this same exact question posted like...yesterday? =/
     
  9. rentahit

    rentahit Registered Member

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    I have a blogpost which is ranking #1 on google. I put content lock pro on there and no harm was done. I removed the locker after a week though, so maybe the time was to short for google to notice...
     
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    ijof9 Power Member

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    I was just thinking on doing that and it's good I found this thread.

    You can easily cloak (via minified JS) content to spiders because they can't interpret that particular piece of JS. All it takes is to attach a script that loads the content unlocker via encrypted JS code.