January 27, 2010
Yesterday I noticed that my EPN sites were having trouble with their searching capability. It appears that eBay changed some things related to their RSS feed on my searches, luckily my category RSS were okay, for the time being. This … Continue reading
July 16, 2009
So I just received a new EPN newsletter, and the first item displayed is regarding referring URL visibility. Here is a what they said: We believe that transparency of referring URLs is vital to assessing traffic’s quality. For example, if … Continue reading
October 5, 2007
So you may have come across the term of cloaking URLs, this usually sounds evil and bad, like cloaked pages, which is something entirely different. Cloaking pages is presenting pages based on certain conditions, usually presenting a specific page to Google, for example. Doing this will get you banned and removed from Google’s index. Not good. Cloaking URLs is a slightly different concept. It’s showing a URL that usually points to something in your own domain. Once you click on the link you’ll be redirected to the ‘real’ destination URL.
For example a CJ link for eBay would look like this:
But to cloak it you would make it look like this: Continue reading