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How to Hide Referrer URL?

Discussion in 'Cloaking and Content Generators' started by jeylock, Mar 9, 2008.

  1. jeylock

    jeylock Junior Member

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    Let's say I want to hide referrers to Domain.com

    And, by saying I want to hide them, I want them to show up as having NO referring URL, not even a clean site URL. This would apply to search engine traffic, adwords, anything and everything.

    Is this possible?

    Thanks
     
  2. foxler

    foxler Regular Member

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    I don't know if your trying to do it through your browser or with a script but

    I found this extention in firefox I'm using because I don't want to send any referers from this site to any external sites so the things this site offers for free gets taken down because the vendor checks their referers. Its called No-Referrer at https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/1999 .At first I though you had to enter the URL of the site you didn't want to send a reffer from but if you do that it Just blocks any referers being sent to only that site, not from that site to an external. So I just set it to block 3rd Party requests only. That way only referrals are sent if it is coming from the site itself.
     
  3. nova

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    Use a javascript or http meta refresh or a php"header:location" refresh....

    All 3 don't pass the referer along..


    http://stumblebot.com/​
     
  4. Pryda

    Pryda Registered Member

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    Use http://cloakedlink.com
    It will redirect to the domain of your choice and hide any referrer information.
     
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  5. duddle

    duddle Registered Member

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    Mmh i did ask already per pm about the URL of the affiliate network, but i still dont get it how to hide this.

    I dont talk about the referal URL which i cloak myself with meta redirection, I talk about the URL from the Network itself i.e. http://affiliatenetworkname/product or service xxx and this URL redirects to the actual product/service. The customer dont see any referal URL but he still see the offer comes from a certain affiliate network.
     
  6. crsk8andsno56

    crsk8andsno56 Senior Member

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    lol lutherz posted those 2 minutes b4 u posted :)

    nt though!
     
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  7. arcarc

    arcarc Newbie

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    this is kinda weird for me when i view the http headers....

    if i do hxxp://www.website.com/goto/index.php

    in the 2nd block, i get HTTP/1.x200 OK and shows no referral information.

    if i do hxxp://www.website.com/goto

    in the 2nd block i get HTTP:/1.x 301 Moved Permanently and shows where the click came from.

    redirect code i'm using is:

    header( 'refresh: 1; url=http://www.affcodegoeshere.com' );


    any help would be appreciated.
     
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  8. BHBodeezy

    BHBodeezy BANNED BANNED

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    Put this in the head <meta HTTP-EQUIV="REFRESH" content="0; url=yourlink">

    Make sure you change your link to the url you want. ;)
     
  9. arcarc

    arcarc Newbie

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    thanks,

    what if i wanted to fix it with php? your fix is for like an index.html right. i have an index.php file that contains:

    ?
    header( 'refresh: 1; url=http://www.affcodegoeshere.com' );
    ?

    or is that the same thing? haha..
     
  10. BHBodeezy

    BHBodeezy BANNED BANNED

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    its the same thing just use the meta tag like i explained above and call it index.php, I make mine php also ;)
     
  11. arcarc

    arcarc Newbie

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    heh yea...

    same issue tho...

    if i don't put index.php in the URL, it gives me that 301 Moved Permanently and shows my website.

    if i put index.php in the URL, it works fine...

    well..tell you what...it doesnt show my URL in the line "referral" but actually in the line "location". does that make a difference or no?

    using Live HTTP Headers plugin for FF if that helps....
     
  12. BHBodeezy

    BHBodeezy BANNED BANNED

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    Ah, ok i thought u were just using a simple index.php script, lol

    Here is a pretty good turtorial that should fix all your problems ;)

    http://us2.php.net/header
     
  13. comparco

    comparco Regular Member

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    How secure is entering your long affiliate link to a cloaking site?

    Could a site set up to harvest cloaked links and hijack a %

    just a thought
     
  14. BHBodeezy

    BHBodeezy BANNED BANNED

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    no thats not possible to my knowledge, they would have to have access to your affiliate login and info to take your money i believe.
     
  15. moe931

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    I use this website to http://www.hiderefer.com
     
  16. babyblackhat

    babyblackhat Registered Member

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    Well, i've been using link redirection service with masking and i have found it to be very useful...some companies do charge for that..but some of them offers it free along with the Domains( godaddy.com for ex:). You have to register the domains there and then you have the option of redirecting the url with masking allowed. You have to use masking with redirection to hide the referrel url. This way your referrel url is hidden completely, though it'll appear for a very brief period on your browsers status bar in the bottom. But no one will bother looking at the status bar, all they'll concentrate on will be the address bar, which ofcourse won't show your referrel id or address or anything of that sort. Hope this helps.
     
  17. dacash

    dacash Registered Member

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    just put
    PHP:
    header('Referer: http://google.com');
    header('Location: http://urlToSponsor');
    But some browser don't really care about the referrer in the header, since can be falsified so you could just put the Referer to nothing and maybe that would work..
     
  18. wesleb

    wesleb Newbie

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    when it comes to hiding the referring url, spoofurl.com works well for me.
     
  19. evilgary

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    Try searching on this forum as i remember one member sharing a very good site of his for doing so.
     
  20. drkenneth

    drkenneth Executive VIP

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    You cannot set the referer header that way--that will not affect the referer and it will pass through like normal.

    I posted code for a single-page double meta refresh (i.e. will always clear your header) in another thread a while ago: http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackh...-should-i-double-meta-refresh.html#post334142

    It is also possible to use javascript redirects to make iot look like they came from somewhere whitehat...