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What is "/goto/" in URLs

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by sinbad007, May 19, 2017.

  1. sinbad007

    sinbad007 Newbie

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    Recently, I found a reference link to an article. It goes like this:
    xxxx.com/goto/yyyyy.com

    Can I know from the forum members, what is this /goto/ in URL.

    I probably think it is a way of not giving even a nofollow link.

    Any members views are welcome.
     
  2. RightFootFanatic

    RightFootFanatic Regular Member

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    Most sites I know send the click through a script that tracks infos
     
  3. sinbad007

    sinbad007 Newbie

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    @RightFootFanatic Will this effect link building. Like If i give a ask for a refference link.
     
  4. heopas

    heopas Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    This url structure is usually being used by Affiliates in order to hide their Affiliate id. It is some kind of redirection.