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November 13th, 2005, 12:35 PM #1"tell-a-friend" scripts: What to look for?
I was wondering what are the importan features to look for in such a script. For me, I am especially interested in:
1. Something fast. I don't want anything slowing down my site or clogging up my code.
2. Something that will not in any way hinder a Search Engine's spider.
If you have a script that is working great for you, please let us know!
November 13th, 2005, 12:39 PM #2
Add "3. won't become a vector for spammers" to your list. A poorly designed script will allow people to hijack your TAF page to spam people.Tim
consultant by day, affiliate by night
November 13th, 2005, 12:40 PM #3
Thanks Tom, that is an important one. I knew I was missing a lot.
November 13th, 2005, 01:24 PM #4
I like this one, runs in php.
It's basic to use, you just link to it from any page and it grabs the url of the page the visitor just came from as the one to pass on, very simple. Also has some decent features plus security. Oh aye, it's free with a link back.
November 13th, 2005, 05:25 PM #5
Thanks, I'll check it out. That stadtaus.com looks like a really interesting page.
November 13th, 2005, 06:10 PM #6Originally Posted by pokerturkey
While I don't use it to collect email address for anything, it's good to know that the referral log it creates, has all the info I need, just in case there is a need to know who's referring my pages to whom.
If you have ever wanted one of those recommend my site buttons on your site, but were concerned about who was getting the information- now you can do it yourself!
birdcast.cgi The Easy Way to Let Others Promote Your Site!
Btw, BigNoseBird.Com's have others old but, free good scripts there.
November 14th, 2005, 09:26 AM #7
I second the vote for bignosedbird too, good scripts. I have their "BNB Virtual Greeting Card Server Script" on one of my sites.
November 14th, 2005, 11:57 AM #8Originally Posted by markschok
Thanks for the recommendation Sal. Many of those scripts look very useful to a new webmaster like myself.
November 14th, 2005, 05:40 PM #9
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November 15th, 2005, 09:25 AM #10
Sorry if I missed the previous recommendations. But I'm glad to see an an overwhelming consensus for this product.
November 15th, 2005, 04:47 PM #11
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