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Old January 6th, 2013, 05:56 AM
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Hi Eric,

Is there any need to cloak the URL's in the store. As far as i can tell, they already look cloaked?
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Old January 6th, 2013, 09:06 AM
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Hi,

The link cloaking refers to the links that lead to the merchants' sites, not internal links within your site.

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Old January 6th, 2013, 02:50 PM
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yes, i was talking about links like this http://track.webgains.com/click.html...nid=92834&js=0
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Old January 6th, 2013, 03:49 PM
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Hi,

People cloak affiliate links for 2 reasons:

1. Supposedly Google doesn't like to see many links going to other sites on one page. You should do more research regarding this, though.

2. Supposedly it's possible for your affiliate ID to be replaced with another affiliate ID upon clicking the link. It's called Link Hijacking. http://www.webproworld.com/webmaster...link-hijacking

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