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What on earth is a site that changes each visit? Cloaking?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by DebbieSprules, Jun 2, 2011.

  1. DebbieSprules

    DebbieSprules Senior Member

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    I visit a co.tv domain right... ?

    but each time I visit the domain the content changes so that it looks like a different site... this looks very spammy or crafty....

    Have you ever seen this type of behavoir?

    The site has no content - just keywords and a few paragraphs...

    It also includes a source... which says.. Source wikipedia... and just links to the home page for wikipedia.

    Each link on the page ... links to another .co.tv page which is basically another holding page... except the keywords and the target domain...

    Hang on ???? Is this a custom made link wheel?
     
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  2. zmoney

    zmoney Senior Member

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    Yeah... lol... its standard black hat... its not really desirable though.. I always worked a cache system to cache the content generated from my database... to stop high server loads as well as..... stop the content from changing too fast..

    In my opinion.... I had the idea that maybe the SE would do a simple "page-relaod test"... to detect content that was genned on the fly........

    There was also a cron to dump the cache every few weeks :)

    But for black hat... its super super common..... when you make your own tools....... And i'm gonna shut up now ;)

    But, not really desirable because of high server loads....... and my theory of fast reload checking.... to catch auto genned sites...

    ~Z....
     
  3. DebbieSprules

    DebbieSprules Senior Member

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    Ok 1. - Should I buy one of these massive link wheel efforts that all link to google... what is the name of this ...?

    Ok 2 - Does google like this shit? Or sandbox if caught ?

    OK 3 - I dont get it.. all the spam sites look like mini wikis... not all of them link to the target page... but all of them seem to be tryign to be relevant authority links about the same subject. some link some do not.

    I think this is cloaking.. but only the colours and layout changes... not the actual content. it looks like a large cloaked link wheel...
     
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  4. IdiotSavant

    IdiotSavant Newbie

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    could they be running a page rotation script?
     
  5. DebbieSprules

    DebbieSprules Senior Member

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    What does a page rotation script do?

    Basically here is the gen

    1/ All have a spammy URL extention I have never heard of - but is free
    2/ Each URL links to the money page in 80% of cases
    3/ Each URL has a wikip _)edia link at bottom
    4/ Each visit shows the same content. completely shown in different colours and shapes.
    5/ Each link on the page is another spammy extention and seems not to always divert to an official page of the link content so for example

    Money page link - goes to money page
    Reference similar subject - goes to spammy page with reference keyword in title.. but this page also refers to money page but not in all cases.
     
  6. DebbieSprules

    DebbieSprules Senior Member

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    Anyone help on this weirdness?
     
  7. hispdcha

    hispdcha Regular Member

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    They could be split testing to see which page converts the best. Split testing allows you to test pages to see which ones actually produce rather than what you "think" will produce. Google is the master at split testing and they would never ban a site for this practice, they even have a split testing tool called website optimizer.
     
  8. DebbieSprules

    DebbieSprules Senior Member

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    Thanks but its definitely not that .

    It is a auto generated script that shows new version of the page each time it loads. I think this is a form of cloaking to make G think there is new content on these pages or this wheel of pages.

    I was not aware this is what cloaking was and what the advantages were but having Googled it... it seems like it might well be. However a strange use of this technque. It has clearly been done for the website as a service... and it clearly is making them be at number 1 !!!