How to Cloak Affiliate Links on Your WordPress Site


In this blog post on Zero Mg club, I am going to tell about URLs cloaking methods. This is the must for every blogger who want to earn serious money from blogging. so you are searching the answer of what is cloaking and how to use this, and the very important point why I should use cloaking?

What is the cloaking of URLs?

Cloaking is a search engine optimization (SEO) technique in which the content presented to the search engine spider is different from that presented to the user’s browser. This is done by delivering content based on the IP addresses or the User-Agent HTTP header of the user requesting the page. [referenced via Wikipedia].

Note: here comes the part of search engine optimization, we do the SEO by using keyword research tool.

How to do cloaking in WordPress

There are many affiliate link cloaking WordPress plugin available in online market.  some are paid and some are free. I am giving you some best example to cloak your affiliate links.

how to use affiliate link cloaking plugin will not be a secret anymore now. I am going to tell you  a best way to cloak affiliate links.

Pretty Link Lite

I am recommending the Pretty link lite WordPress plugin for cloaking all your affiliate links.

cloak affiliate links

In above picture, you can see Target URL* and pretty link*. you have to just add your affiliate link in Target URL and in the pretty link you can add anything that make a lead for you. as I am using ‘refer/Genesis’ word in pretty link URL.

Note: do not forget to no index your URLs.

If you are still having a problem you can check pretty link intro video below. :)

Thirsty Affiliate

It is a suite of affiliate marketing tools that helps a newbie WordPress blog owner monetize their content with powerful efficiency. you can turn your ugly affiliate link URLs into pretty links, you can also extend its functionality with other amazing features like automatic keyword linking, stats, handy importing tools, geolocated links and other great add-ons.

Simple URLs

Simple URLs is a complete URL management system that allows you create, manage, and track outbound links from your site by using custom post types and 301 redirects. It adds a new custom post type to your Admin menu, where you can create, edit, delete, and manage URLs. It stores click counts in the form of a custom field on that custom post type, so it scales really well.

WP Shorties

Wp shorties is a Professional URL shortener for affiliate link cloaking & click tracking. It has many awesome features like Tiny URLs counting, Redirect clicks professionally, Multi-directional distribution etc. Get shortened URls in no time. Short and well-masked URLs sell better and convert better. Open multiple URLs with a single click With WPShorties you can force visitors open multiple pages with a single click, i.e. your facebook page, your twitter page, your youtube channel and your subscription page all at the same time.

Easy Affiliate

This plug-in is the fastest, simplest, and easiest way to turn your product review blogs into a source of income -without the hassle and frustration of an affiliate back-office. Use it on your WordPress blog or website. The plug-in automatically turns all of your links into affiliate links to make you cash from over 3000 affiliate partners.

123Linkit Affiliate Marketing Tool

This plugin helps in organizing the affiliate marketing process by molding brand names and merchandise keywords into affiliate links. you just need to install the plugin, and sync your posts and it will automatically add relevant & money-making affiliate links to your blog.

Nutshell: Now, you know about WordPress affiliate link Cloaker and I told you above how to cloak your affiliate link. So choose a plugin of your choice and cloak all your affiliate links. Enjoy the blog and Do subscribe us and get more online money making stuff. :)