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"Trim to root" I really not understanding this

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO Tools' started by Desert90, Nov 3, 2012.

  1. Desert90

    Desert90 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I dont really know what trim to root is.
    most people say they trim urls to root after harvesting.
    but what does it do? if i do it i got only domains not urls...
    will they be deleted?
     
  2. powlow29

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    It's simple, when you have url like domain.com/blablabla
    Trim to root will change them to domain.com
     
  3. Desert90

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    Yea but what if i have some URLs which could have high pr and ********?
    Whats the advantage to have just the Domain?
     
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    HTML:
    http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/black-hat-seo-tools/498589-trim-root-i-really-not-understanding.html
    trimmed to root domain:
    http://www.blackhatworld.com/
     
  5. frazgta

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    In reference to SB. Suppose you have an autoapprove URL. If you trim it to root you will get a domain which most probably has all the posts as Autoapprove.
     
  6. HostStage

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    You can use it for several purposes.

    It depends of what you are after.

    For blog commenting, you can trim to root some autoapproved URL you have posted to.


    Then you can scrape site:urltrimmedtoroot.com to have more AA.


    If you have a tool which is recognizing only trimmed URL, like a wiki / article poster. well you trim to root your scrapped URL, to make sure the tool can recognize the template.
     
  7. Desert90

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    yes i need it for manual commenting looking for high pr d0f0llow blogs thats why i was wondering :)
    because there could be urls from the domain which could have high pr!
     
  8. jairathnem

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    There are many uses.
    You may want to scrape other pages of the site or they maybe bookmarking,article directory sites..which you can use in BMD or AMR..etc..