How do I cloak my links and still have them open in a new tab in WordPress?

by deanmoney 5 replies
I have been using Wizard Cloak which lets me use my own links to hide the affiliate code. But the problem is I only find "open in new window plugins" for external links only. Does anyone know of a plugin that I can just copy/paste my cloaked links and it just opens them in a new tab? Thanks
#search engine optimization #cloak #links #open #tab #wordpress
  • Profile picture of the author deanmoney
    I am also open to other options. The basic question is what do people use to cloak links, open it in a new tab since it looks like its my site, and make it no follow. I'm sure something has to be around but I have not found it yet.
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  • Profile picture of the author Abledragon
    I set up a folder on my server for each affiliate product, which enables me to use a short, good looking link, and then create an index.php file that re-directs people clicking on the short link through to the affiliate product sales page.

    This video explains in more detail:

    Create 301 Redirects to Disguise & Manage Affiliate Links | WealthyDragon


    How to Start Your Own Business Online - a Free eBook from WealthyDragon
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  • Profile picture of the author deanmoney
    Thanks for the reply but I do use 301 redirects right now. I was just thinking something like this plugin would exist but I guess I'm wrong?
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  • Profile picture of the author n0tr3v3
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  • Profile picture of the author atwellpub

    Here's how we do it with WP Traffic Tools

    If you check the settings we can set how we want to open the link, whether in a new page or same page. Also a lot of other feature settings.

    Only the spider cloaking and the geo-targeting isn't available in the free version so you should be able to do what you're looking for without having to pick up the paid module.
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