How do I cloak my affiliate link?

How do I cloak my affiliate link?

The basic process of cloaking affiliate links is simple:

  1. Create a folder from where you’ll serve your redirects. At Yoast, we use /out/.
  2. Block the /out/ folder in your robots.txt file by adding: Disallow: /out/
  3. Use a script in your redirect folder to redirect to your affiliate URLs.

Do I need to cloak affiliate links?

Cloaking affiliate links on your site is just generally a good practice. As long as your affiliate program allows it (which most do), cloaking your affiliate links: Is better for visitors because your links look more trustworthy and make it clear where the visitor will end up.

Are pretty links free?

One of them is Thirstyaffiliate, Pretty link which is free for the lite version & have a Pro version with advanced feature. Pretty link is indeed a great plugin for a serious affiliate marketer, but most of the affiliate marketing newbies who want to stick with free options have limited alternatives.

Is bitly a link cloaker?

Technically, you can cloak your affiliate links without a website by using services such as

Are affiliate links paid promotion?

The second part of the Partner Program Policy explicitly states that paid product promotion in your videos is totally fine as long as you give them notice first. It makes sense to me that affiliate links would be considered paid product placement, so check that box and you should be set.

Can you use pretty links without WordPress?

Can I use Pretty Links on non-WordPress sites? Pretty Links is a WordPress-only plugin. As such it can only be installed on based websites or Business domains. You can install Pretty Links on any new or existing WordPress website without interrupting your existing content.

How do I make my link pretty?

In Pretty Links press Add New Link! Set Redirection Type to “307 (Temporary).” Paste the URL you want to shrink into the “Target URL” box. Set the Pretty Link box to something easy to remember, like “convertkit”.