When you link to another website and a user clicks on that link, the administrator of the other page can see in their Analytics stats where the user came from, or the referrer website/domain. There may be cases when you do not want the other website know where the traffic is coming from.
Why Hide Referrer Website
We’re not gonna go into the details about reasons for looking to hide the referrer website. When we created this service, our reasoning was for protecting our affiliate generating pages in the face of our partners and competition. Finding niches which can produce leads in affiliate marketing can take time, and such info needs protected to avoid other replicating it to soon and competing with you. Therefore, removing the referrer website was one of the solutions deployed.
The service presented below is quick and free to use!
How to Use
Making use of the hide referrer service is simple as following the below steps:
- copy the following link: “http://iwebz365.co.uk/hide/?http://www.mywebsite.com“
- edit the “http://www.mywebsite.com” part with the link towards the website you are linking to and you do not want to be shown as referrer (it can be either a domain home page or a deep link / affiliate link; make sure to include the http or https as well)
- paste the newly formatted link in a blog post on your website or other websites and every time someone clicks on that link, he/she will be redirected to desired link without transferring the referring website information