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Re: Cloaking
From Jeff on 26 June '00
replying to Re: Cloaking posted by Inachu

>Cloaking means simply this........
>You have a program that can detect which spider visits you and you can have that "bot" serve the spider what you want them to see.
>Which could be gibberish filled with keywords just made for the spiders.
>But when a real visitor visits your site they will see what you intended them to see and not the pages of keywords built for the spiders.
>>Could someone please explain the term "cloaking" to me - as in hiding something from search engines on submission.
>>Many thanks in advance.

Cloaking can also mean software that masks the code of a page so it can't be copied. By the
way I understand there's also uncloaking software available now. So the
war goes on.

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