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When fake referring, why is there a ? at the end or the url? A questiong mark appears at

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  1. HollywoodToday

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    When fake referring, why is there a ? at the end or the url?


    A questiong mark appears at the destination link in Chrome only


    It doesnt show up in IE, or Firefox


    Can I make this question mark stop appearing after the destination url?
     
  2. utuxia

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    what do you mean by fake referring?
     
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    Question marks are used in url's to add parameters to the URL variable for the next page to recognize. A question mark alone on your URL will have no effect to you at all.
     
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    Thanks FacebookDude,

    Well, I understand, a question mark isn't a big deal, but statcounter shows that the landing page will see the question mark. It's inconsistent with the other browsers. I've asked DanielJohnson if he'd give me a tip, since it's his code anyway.

    Fake referring is when you fake a referrer to a landing page. Say you have site A. You don't want Site A's analytics to show that certain sites are bringing people to site A. So you fake a site to send people to site A. You fake the refferer to your site A. You can also just completely blank the referrer. So if you were to go to your analytics and look for the sites that are referring people to your landing page, there wouldn't be any, well, basically. You can grab the code on here, you just need to own 3 sites to achieve this method. Here is it--> http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackh...e-referer-any-offer-fake-referrer-script.html
     
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    Ya, Daniel says, that's just how it goes. That's ok