- Jun. 20th, 2006
- 9 comments
"9 Wise Comments Banged Out Somewhere On The Internet ..."
[...] Jaime from SEOegghead just emailed me with a post where he wrote a simple PHP cloaking script.Â It uses the IP lists from Iplists.com (which is used by Kloakit and other pay per use tools).Â It's a pretty good demonstration script.Â I've actually chatted with Dan from IPLists before about his stuff, and I have some really good data that I'll probably be sharing with the world in the not too distant future regarding spider mapping. [...]
[...] Ideally, you would use some sort of load-balancing appliance to obscure the fact that there are multiple servers. I know Cisco makes a few of them. However, I also see no harm in using cloaking to detect Google and make sure it stays at the primary site — don't redirect it! If it does start to crawl a mirror, for whatever reason, redirect it back to http://www.example.com. This could be achieved easily using a cloaking library that detects if the user-agent is a spider. It would then redirect it to the same URL on http://www.example.com. [...]