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Should you use many of the same plug ins for your wordpress site?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by MySeoEmail, Feb 21, 2016.

  1. MySeoEmail

    MySeoEmail Regular Member

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    Is it okay to use sample plug ins on your Wordpress PBN sites? For instance dont you need linkjuice keeper on all expired and deleted domains? Is there a way to tell what plugins a site is using?
     
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    It's better to mix it up and not use the same plugins but don't be too paranoid.

    The easiest way to see which plugins site is using is to check the /plugins/ directory. But if you server is configured properly you shouldn't be able to access this directory. Otherwise add this to your .htaccess
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    Hi I would go one step further than not using the same plugins and not use the same CMS, mix up the platforms you use to create your PBN sites. In t0mmy's guide, he says: -

     
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    If you get other links for diversification it really doesn't matter at all. Most people are way to paranoid with this stuff. I personally use the same plugins and the same batch of themes on all my PBN sites and they are all still live. Just be sure to get other links too, if you do that, it really doesn't matter.

    Edit: Comment on the post above, I believe 80% of all CMS's are Wordpress, so you really think Google would bother with that?
     
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    Hard to say but if I am investing $200 + and tens of hours setting my PBN up I would rather err on the side of caution for sure. I would also mix up the hosting providers I use across the PBN and the registrars. I see it like a game of stealth. Sure you would have to be unlucky to get to the stage of having someone manually review your sites, but if that happened I know I'd rather have as much diversity across the network as possible. Also as I'm a web developer and would be creating them myself, I'd enjoy the variety of getting a few up in other platforms than Wordpress, but I can see why it would be easier for others to just get them all up in Wordpress.
     
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    It's 86% of all CMS websites, but "just" 26% websites out of all websites, but keep in mind half of it are wordpress.com blogs so only 13% of "real websites" use wordpress which is still alot, but not THAT much.

    I personally believe using wordpress on all PBN properties isn't a problem, but why not throw in some drupal or joomla? Won't hurt
     
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    Of course it won't hurt, I'm just saying that it's not needed at all. Most people are overthinking the PBN stuff way too much if you'd ask me.

    To be honest, it is pretty easy to spot a PBN site (unless it looks like or is a real moneysite). I mean if I can spot a PBN, the Google empoyees certainly can too. But I really don't believe they have people hunting for them, simply because they don't care.

    It's the same as people saying that you need to post new content on the PBN sites (and even moneysites) every now and then, I have never done it and my sites still rank rock solid with them. There is too much rumours and bullsh*t going around the web.

    The best tip there is: Make sure to diversify your link pattern if you use PBN sites.
     
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