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Simple hide / fake refer

Discussion in 'Cloaking and Content Generators' started by forvenz, Feb 10, 2015.

  1. forvenz

    forvenz Regular Member

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    Hey,
    I have a question , I need to "hide" my landing page from the aff network so this is what I thought to do :
    after the visitors will click on the landing page call to action instead of taking them directly to the offer I'll first make a middle page with simple javascript redirect and this redirect (windows.location) and this redirect will take the visitors to the offer.

    My question is if it is going to work ? this is possible that I'll have referral leaks and the aff network will be able to find me lander?
    Let me know if you have better way to do it , Thanks!
     
  2. aj113

    aj113 Senior Member

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    I do it even simpler. I have an arrow on the new page saying "click to continue to site" with a link to the offer. Completely failproof.
     
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  3. forvenz

    forvenz Regular Member

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    ah it would decrease conversions for sure I prefer not to do that .
     
  4. TZ2011

    TZ2011 Senior Member

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    And how you would know that your aff manager is not visiting your page ?
     
  5. linuxoiad

    linuxoiad Junior Member

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    And way easier to set it up
     
  6. mhassni

    mhassni Junior Member

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    What about affiliate manager did you thought about this ? How to fix this then
     
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    just create a redirect in your cpanel from other domain and use that link it will not leak your refer. or simply iframe your offer.
     
  8. aj113

    aj113 Senior Member

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    Nope it doesn't. Tried and tested over many years.
     
  9. aj113

    aj113 Senior Member

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    That's the point. The aff manager is welcome to visit the page, there's nothing wrong with it.
     
  10. aj113

    aj113 Senior Member

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    Exactly. No need for all this cloak and dagger stuff, a simple static page that can be set up in literally minutes and you're golden.
     
  11. Inabox

    Inabox Newbie

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    Look into mighty content locker ...has blank referer built in, and with a small script (that you get in the members area when you buy - it only works with mighty content locker, so theres no point in sharing it) you can fake referer.

    There is always a small chance something might leak through tho. I mean say someone used "Maxathon" Browser or some random new browser.....most people don't code there scripts to deal with all this flunky dunky browsers and sometimes the way they are setup, it can leak.

    So there is always a risk when using a script/javascript to blank/fake referer (a small one)

    The only way to completely fake/blank your referer and be 100% safe is using a middle man website that users go to inbetween your Lander and the Affiliate Offer.
     
  12. TZ2011

    TZ2011 Senior Member

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    I mean, what if aff manager figure out where is your page with "click to continue to site" link.
    You need to do all bunch of noindex / nofollow / bots blocking to avoid indexing the buffer page in some of search engines or ahrefs, majestic, etc and that would be overload of work for people who does what and how to do it.
     
  13. jamb0ss

    jamb0ss Junior Member

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    you can use JS code to display such link, so most of crawlers will not index it, since most of them don't support JS at all. and your aff manager will see this link, since he/she probably has JS enabled in web-browser
     
  14. aj113

    aj113 Senior Member

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    That's the page I'm talking about. Why shouldn't the aff manager see it?
     
  15. TZ2011

    TZ2011 Senior Member

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    OP's question was how to "hide" landing page from the aff network. So, if everything is legal, traffic source is allowed, and incentives are given with aff manager consent, why should someone hide the landing page in the first place ? He would simply send people to landing page provided by aff network or his site reported with aff manager that is 100% complying with aff network TOS.

    Also, they are not so stupid, various systems exists, systems that can visit page with different browsers, with and without javascript enabled, from different countries and different computer configurations, random visits in random days, and they can measure differences between requested pages and determine if someone is "sampling", cloaking or anything is going wrong.
     
  16. aj113

    aj113 Senior Member

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    Yeah maybe you're not understanding what the OP is actually requesting. He wants to hide his own "dubious" landing page - he doesn't want it shown as a referrer to the CPA offer. If he uses an interim page, that will be shown as the referrer, not the landing page, and therefore the interim page is the one that the aff manager would visit, not the original "dubious" page.

    When the aff manager visits the interim page, he sees a simple, innocent "click to continue to offer" page. Job done.
     
  17. TZ2011

    TZ2011 Senior Member

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    I do understand, that is why my second part of post was about blocking seo and search engine bots; aff manager can easily put interim page into ahrefs to check links and go through them if is suspicious. Many new affiliates does not think about those stuff and later they ask on forum how the aff manager know for shady LP.
     
  18. aj113

    aj113 Senior Member

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    Man, aff managers don't do that shit, especially if you don't give them a reason to.
     
  19. CharliePug

    CharliePug Newbie

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    There is an awesome tutorial about faking your referrer in this forum. I can't post links yet, but you'll find it if you Google "How to Fake your Referrer blackhatworld"

    Good luck!