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|What will get my link(s) removed from the ThiefWare.com
In very-very rare instances our database records of your listing and URL
link get removed unintentionally. We apologize for this problem and will reinstall your
listing ASAP. But, in almost all instances one or more of the following conditions will
result in your site's URL link being removed from our site and/or directory of allied
All of the following applies to reciprocal linking arrangements, but
may also apply to other outbound links placed on the ThiefWare site:
- The #1 reason is that your links page linking to ThiefWare.com has too
many links on it. Don't trade links with ThiefWare.com if you intend on loading up your
individual links pages with 50, 60, 100 or more links per link page. Your links pages
should be neatly organized and readable with not much more than 30 links per link page.
Make your directory usable for the public.
- ThiefWare.com doesn't get a reciprocal or inbound link back.
- Link to ThiefWare.com is on an orphan page.
- Links page(s) are buried deeply within site making them hard to find.
The links page linking to ThiefWare.com should be accessible after at least 3 hops from
the home page (judged case by case).
- Deliberate attempts were evident of not allowing links to be followed
by search engines such as: nofollow tags, pages listed in robots.txt file preventing them
from being indexed and links followed, CGI redirects to serve up pages to the engines that
do not contain links while showing another page to browsers.
- Not linking directly to ThiefWare.com (link first directed through a
links, Java links).
- No hardcoded HTML link path to the page containing the link to
ThiefWare.com (or it is not found when examination takes place).
- Links page remains PR0 for far too long (judged case by case).
- Obvious link farming.
- Site content is found objectionable.
- Site could not be viewed after seperate attempts (extended server
downtime, domain name expired (site off-line).
- Site had exceedingly long download times everytime it was visited
(this is rarely the case).
- Site was determined to have no value or was very poorly designed.
- Site has evidence of content that is conducting copyright
- Duplicate sites submitted where only one site is accepted.
- This is by no means a complete listing of reasons, but some of the more common reasons