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Hyperlinks inside Hidden Divs

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by glenmore24, Dec 15, 2008.

  1. glenmore24

    glenmore24 Newbie

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    Quick question really. I know that posting a white coloured hyperlink on a white background (or close variations) can be seem by Google as spam - but what about a hyperlink inside a hidden div?

    ie: <div style="display: none">

    As I have some access to some good high page rank sites.
     
  2. stoned raider

    stoned raider Registered Member

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    SE developers thought of this technique probably imho. it should not be hard to detect
    cant you just put your link in footer in some seriously looking way ? eg. coop with "anchor link", partner web "anchor link"
     
  3. glenmore24

    glenmore24 Newbie

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    Yep, that is an obvious option - I may utilise this. Another alternative surely would be for me to do a normal hyperlink, and then have a DIV under the link with relative positioning, which would then hide the hyperlink with a background/image etc. This way the link itself is not inside a hidden div and therefore may count.

    I am asking this also, because I have a lot of clients' websites with high page rnak, who don't neccessarily want a link back to me, but it would help boost my PR.
     
  4. ukescuba

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    you can always set a special div to display the link like a million pixels to the left.... its not hidden but its neither seen either - and your screen wont scroll horizontally either...

    better still if the sites in php put the link in an include file stored in a central location, when you do other campaigns all you need to do is update your include file with your new links and all your sites get updated at the same time :)

    hope that makes sense...
     
  5. zx_81

    zx_81 Newbie

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    Works fine until there's a manual review.
     
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    My guess is it would get you de-indexed.

    I tried wrapping keywords in a div and giving them a negative position off of the page using CSS and my site was almost immediately de-indexed by Big G.

    I waited a few weeks to see if there was maybe another reason why the site was not ranking but almost as soon as I removed it, the site came back up.
     
  7. glenmore24

    glenmore24 Newbie

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    Ok great stuff - so, another option, a hyperlink, in full view, but merely for a white 1 pixel image - no text. Obviously, this won't really boost my site for the particular term I'm going for, but would it give it a boost in general?