Domain Cloaking Definition
By Admin -
Webhosting Directory and Details - Desember 02, 2007
Domain Cloaking or URL Frame is domain feature which used to
hide the real address / domain at
browser appearance. Generally used
to made your domain name look more professional or just easy to remember.
As the example, you web site URL address now is
www.geocities.com/your-sub-domain/, with cloaking domain, your URL
name that long can shorting be your-sub-domain.com or
yourdomain.com or whatever as long that domain has no owner.
When visitor type the domain cloaking address at their browser, the name
domain cloaking still show in their browser still while the website's
content is from www.geocities.com/your-sub-domain/.
In past, cloak domain name is used by many webmaster who join affiliates
program. They use it to make their URL and ID is shortly and easy to
remember. But today, domain cloaking has more problems with search engine.
The Dangers of Cloaking your URL
Search engine like Google knows how to uncover webmasters who are attempting
to cloak their URLs.
Cloaking URL was a common technique a few years ago. It utilizes different
entry pages optimized for each search engine. Cloaking URL creates a
perfectly optimized page for each major search engine. It may appear to be
the perfect solution to search engine optimization except that it is
considered search engine spamming. You can be banned by search engine.
To catch your Cloaking URL, they spider your site using different IP
addresses and identifications. If your page looks different to each spider
it may determine your site is cloaked.
So if you want your site looks profesional and get more
visitors, it is good to have your own domain name and make a good contents.
People and search engine likes fresh content then don't cloak your domain