CSS cloaking – don’t do it

Have you been thinking about or doing CSS cloaking?

There has recently been chatter of Google spiders retrieving CSS files. This shouldn’t come as a surprise since it has long been the position of major search engines that most attempts to provide them with different content than users would see (cloaking) is grounds for penalties or expulsion from their indices. The downside outweighs any potential upside — just don’t do it.

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