Links to bad sites have a negative impact on your website's position in Google search results.
Internet scammers can post maleficent links among the comments on your blog or forum, i.e. any place where user-generated content is allowed.
Google ranks websites after assessing the links they contain. If your site is linked to a bad site, Google considers your site as suspicious and penalizes its position in search results.
Sur.ly can prevent the drop of your website's Google ranking by replacing all potentially dangerous links in user-generated content with safe links to Sur.ly.
Policies of AdSense program, the most popular advertising network, forbid links to resources with pornographic, gambling, warez and other improper content.
Internet scammers and spambots can publish such links in comments and other website sections with user-generated content. As a result Google AdSense can suspend your account and an access to the money you've earned.
Sur.ly helps to prevent getting your website banned from AdSense by replacing all potentially dangerous links in user-generated content with safe links to Sur.ly.
McAfee SiteAdvisor is the largest independent service that reports on the safety of websites.
Links to bad websites negatively affect your website's safety status in SiteAdvisor system.
Sur.ly helps your website to secure "safe" rating from SiteAdvisor by replacing all potentially dangerous links in user-generated content with safe links to Sur.ly.
The Information Panel on the interstitial page is fully customizable. For example you can add your logo or "go back" button to let user easily return to your website.
You can also place any content at the bottom of the interstitial page, e.g. put a navigation menu with links to the main sections of your site or insert a banner to use it as advertising space.
Sur.ly plugin is available for WordPress, Joomla!, Drupal, vBulletin, phpBB and PubBB. Just install the plugin and all outbound links at your website will be substituted for safe ones.
Developer library is available for PHP. Use it to enable Sur.ly features on any PHP-website.
Take Sur.ly plugin for a spin and get the feel of how it works.
View this demo of Sur.ly plugin for WordPress, try clicking the replaced links to view an Interstitial Page and post your own comments!
Links published by users can be too long or contain some bad words. Sur.ly allows to shorten links by replacing them with alphanumeric identifiers that look neat and convenient.
Instead of your website address, a bad site will get "sur.ly" as the referrer. So you can secure the privacy of your visitors as suspicious/malicious sites will not be able to track what source they have really come from.