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    Question about cloaking on Google


    Ok... I'm having an issue with other sites using some type of cloaker on Google. For example:
    www.weightlossguide.com

    Go to google, type in diet pill. Scroll down to www.weightlossguide.com

    or click below:

    http://www.google.com/search?sourcei...-8&q=diet+pill


    Look at the cache, then look at the search result... They're different.

    How does Google feel about cloaking? Is this frowned upon and could this get you banned? I've heard mixed thoughts...
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    Thanks Bernard. I'll look into it.
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    Callenb,

    I am not sure that is a cloaked site. What that one looks like to me is more that an older version of the page is cached at Google. If I were going to cloak, I would sure think that I could do better than the page that is showing in their cache. It could be cloaking, but generally cloaked pages will be all textual with lots of links and h1 h2 h3 tags etc with excessive keyword stuffing. Often these pages will be javascript redirected or have the noarchive tag set so that they will not show up in the cache as being cloaked (at least not to the untrained observer).
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    Yeah, I thought that for awhile too, but their cache hasn't changed for over 4 months... Who knows. Thanks man.

    B

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