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Redirect Question/Help please

Discussion in 'Cloaking and Content Generators' started by CMS2009, Dec 9, 2009.

  1. CMS2009

    CMS2009 BANNED BANNED Premium Member

    Feb 21, 2009
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    Hi all

    Today I discovered, that even thought I had redirected my affiliate link, through a domain of my own, the correct refferal page still showed up on my affiliate account.

    Now in this case, luckily, its not a problem, as its a totally whitehat affair, and the redirect was soley for aesthetic purposes.

    However, I have some BH plans afoot, and require a blank referrer/masked referrer. Should i simply put in an extra layer of redirection in, thus

    ww .sub. mydomain .com redirects=====> to ww.sub2 . mydomain .com redirects=====> to aff link

    will this then show one of my domains as the referrer, or will it simply skip is it has been immediately redirected?

    I have no idea about using codes on pages to redirect, i simply use the redirect function in my cpanel.

    any help/answers greatly appreciated
  2. bradsteves

    bradsteves Registered Member

    Nov 23, 2009
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    You need to alter how you do your redirects. I believe cpanel redirects are just 301/302 redirects. Most browsers handle these redirects by keeping the original referrer intact.

    Most people blanking their referrer are using javascript to do the redirects.
  3. cyrix

    cyrix Junior Member

    Sep 19, 2008
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    Full Time Internet Marketer\Developer
    United States
    I agree, a cpanel redirect is insufficient. Look into doing an Html Meta Refresh. If you do two of these there is almost no chance a referrer is going to leak. good luck