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Help - Affiliate link cloaking not working

slayer2kuk
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Help - Affiliate link cloaking not working

Hi all,

Please can someone advise why I am unable to go through my cloaked affiliate link url to the vendors site?

I have followed the information in the flightsimulator info blog week 2 webinar, but when I put in my url/recommends/ams it says "forbidden" "You don't have permission to access /recommends/ams/ on this server" Error code 403 and does not redirect to the vendors site under my clickbank affiliate account?

Thanks,

Ben
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mikeantiga
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403 or Forbidden error appears whenever you try access a page but you don't have a permission to access it. In your case, this can also be due an invalid URL. Can you please PM me the code and your affiliate link so that I can test/check it?
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slayer2kuk
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I have checked the permissions and the case, but am unable to get around this problem. My parent directories are 755 and my php is lower case and 644.

Can anyone help please?

Thanks,

Ben
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mikeantiga
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Hi Slayer2kuk, I've replied to your PM. It appears that everything's working now. Could you please tell us how you fixed the 'Forbidden' error?
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slayer2kuk
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Hey Mike and peeps,

It was a simple case of not naming my affiliate link "index" when I saved it in filezilla to the folder.

I named it the tracking link by accident, and it wouldn't work, but after naming it "index" all is well.
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mikeantiga
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Thanks for the update, Slayer2kuk!
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