Cloaking Affiliate Links As A Publisher

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I just published my first product with clickbank and was wondering if someone could help me with something in regards to affiliates and cloaking.

Some products on Clickbank when you send through your affiliate link come up with just the plain site name, no ?hop=affiliate and I was wondering what code I would have to place on my site to do that for my affiliates, or what software (if that is the case) is being used.

Thanks in advance for the help,
#internet marketing #affiliate #cloaking #links #publisher
  • Profile picture of the author Andy Fletcher
    Since Clickbank has already cookied/IP tracked your affiliate you can do whatever you like (as long as it doesn't involve another affiliate ID) and they'll still get paid. The simplest option is a Javascript redirect that points to your domain eg -

    <script type="text/javascript">
    window.location = ""
    Hope this helps.

  • Profile picture of the author Ken Shorey
    Hi Sylvia,

    Just create a page and call it home.php

    Put only this on that page:
    <?php header("Location: http://yoursiteurl"); ?>

    Then in your clickbank manager put yoursiteurl.home.php as the hoplink target url.
    • Profile picture of the author Michael Silvester
      Hi Sylvia,

      You can just get the links cloaked here.

      What the other guys are not telling you
      is that with that code you need to FTP
      the file onto the server.

      The above site will cloak the link and
      FTP it all in one hit for free.

      And it happens to be mine

      Take Care,

      Michael Silvester
    • Profile picture of the author Sylvia Meier
      Originally Posted by Ken Shorey View Post

      Hi Sylvia,

      Just create a page and call it home.php Put only this on that page:
      <?php header("Location: http://your site url"); ?>

      Then in your clickbank manager out your site url.home.php as the hoplink target url.
      Worked perfect, thanks.

      no ftp needed, created the file right there on the server, easy as can be. Thanks for the offer though.


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