Help Me/Question What is the difference between black hat seo and white hat seo?

Difference between black hat seo and white hat seo? I've heard black hate seo can bring results quicker but I also heard it is bad for long term. Should I use any black hat seo providers or just keep trying with white hat seo? What is the big difference between those two and how would I know which is black hat and which is not?
 

Gemmy

Yellow Belt
thanks very useful information premdayalmca this is right answer balck hat seo and white hat Seo
 

Muhammad Rizwan

Content Writer
Firstly let me tell you that both are methods of ranking a site. However, one is a good method and other is bad. White Hat SEO is mostly used by WebMasters for ranking their site high in the search engines. But it's a time consuming task and it takes some time for getting results. Search engines like this type of SEO and ask the Webmasters to use it.

On the other hand, Black Hat SEO is preferred by people that want results very quickly. It's disliked by search engines and they have strict rules to detect such activity. Search engines always prefer using White Hat SEO, but if a Webmaster disobeys this rule. The search engines ahs the right to reject his/her site from its search results.
 

wolfie

New Member
As others have said, white hat SEO focuses on human visitors and obeys search engines guidelines, wheras black hat SEO does not and focuses purely on search engines - an example of one black hat technique is key word stuffing.

With that in mind, black hat SEO techniques do not seem to be worth it to me as even though these aggressive techniques might get you to the top of the search results quickly, they may result in you getting banned in the long run.
 

brendaanne3

Member
Black Hat is "illegal" SEO while White Hate is the "legal".
If you practice black hat SEO tactics, you/your site could be majorly punished in the search engine world.
 

sunshine

Blue Belt
Oh buddy! far away from Black hat SEO techniques.
Just like its name "Black hat" Google HATE it and could be degrade your site, penalize or may cause to de-index.
Then you will loose all your web assets.
Be Good and Do Good! :) :rolleyes:
 

Zirkon Kalti

Content Writer
Blackhat SEO are SEO tactics that violate the search engine's terms of services. Blackhat SEO uses spamming techniques to rank on top of the search result. Article spinning is one example of blackhat SEO. Article spinning is not good for SEO, even though the sentences are readable and have meaning. Posting your site to link farms is another blackhat SEO tactic for generating a large amount of backlinks. It is also wrong to buy several domains and publish the same duplicate content. You should never add irrelevant keywords or repeat the keyword so many times that the whole article reads like garbage. Some webmasters try to trick the search engine by putting an illegible keyword with font color same as the background color in hidden places such as bottom of the site.

Whitehat SEO uses legal tactics to improve your site performance on the SERP. You can add relevant keywords into your article as long as you don't stuff it with too many keywords. The title and URL should include the primary keywords. Posting video content can also help your site to rank better. In the article, you can create links to related content to allow the search engine to easily crawl the internal pages on your site. Some navigational menus use scripts that prevent search engines from effectively crawling the internal pages so internal linking is important.

Creating quality and informative content is important as it encourage people to give you a link to your website on their blog. You must optimize your site for the search engine for example create interesting titles and use of meta title/meta tags. If you are creating a HTML site, there is a chance that your site navigation has broken link that your visitor can't access. You can use the online broken link checker to check your entire site for broken link.
 

Manish Mishra

Content Writer
In simple term;
A white hat technique is what you want the search engine to know.
A black hat technique is what you hide from the search engine to know.
 

butterfly

Active Member
Black Hat is "illegal" SEO while White Hate is the "legal".
If you practice black hat SEO tactics, you/your site could be majorly punished in the search engine world.
If this is the case, then why do people risk using black hat techniques? What are the advantages? It seems to me that if one is going to invest the time into something, they would not want to risk getting penalized or banned.
 

cheezcarls

It's Game Time!
I would try making a simple explanation between White Hat SEO and Black Hat SEO.

White Hat SEO - a legal SEO method that complies with the standards of Google. This is a long term method and cannot be penalized.

Black Hat SEO - an illegal SEO method that doesn't comply with the rules of Google. This is something that Google hates. You might be getting quicker results, but it won't stay long on Google. There's a high chance that your site might be penalized by Google for using Black Hat methods.

I hope this makes you understand a bit between them. But hey, not only I am learning white hat, but also been exploring black hat methods for a while. :D
 

sunshine

Blue Belt
If this is the case, then why do people risk using black hat techniques? What are the advantages? It seems to me that if one is going to invest the time into something, they would not want to risk getting penalized or banned.
Shortcuts of black hat techniques can give temporary benefits like top ranking in Google search, sales promotions or getting new audience but it doesn’t mean Google will rank it high. Once Google found any black hat holes then suddenly penalize, roll down its rank and finally de-index the site..
 

fsdqasmia

Well-Known Member
The difference is simple. Following the ways allowed by Google to optimize the site is called White Hat SEO, and the fake efforts to deceive Google are known as white hat SEO.
 

Furqan Rashid

Well-Known Member
Black Hat SEO is not good for you if you are looking to maintain your ranking . You should go for white hat seo to get ever lasting effects.
 

steve taylor

White Belt
We can say black hat Search Engine Optimization is the short cut way of doing SEO activity.It is Illegal and it does not obey the webmaster rules.Applying black hat SEO technique is very harmful for website it may cause of website banned.
Where as white hat SEO follow all the rules of the webmaster and it is always helps in increasing the website ranking.
 

niranjan kumar

White Belt
We can say both have a same motive (Gaining higher traffic for website), but work in opposite.
White hat:- in white hat method they work according to google guideline. They work sanguinely, their work is stable in search engine result page.
Black-hat:- black-hat work in opposite of white hat method. their result is not stable in search engine result page.
 

Swati Mishra

Content Writer
for a long term success, a white hat seo techniques are best proven technique and will never let you down if you keep follow the search engines guidelines. While, a black hat technique is another seo process that can gain you a success in less time but not guarantee that it will be stable.
 
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