Who is This, Getting Free Promotion on PTCL Website?

After what we learned from official website of Tourism, I am sure it would be the webmaster – though we don’t know whether PTCL is having in-house web development department or they outsource this work.

Chances are that webmaster is milking PTCL’s official website without letting the officials know about it. If so, then this doesn’t mean that PTCL officials are spared from this corruption, rather you can term them ignorant enough that they don’t notice their website closely.

If you are wondering what kind of promotion and corruption we are talking about then see this below screenshot to have an idea:

PTCL_Webmaster

This is home page of PTCL’s website – having Page Rank 6. Anyone with very little knowledge of SEO can well imagine the worth of a PR6 page. There is someone who has inserted a live, do-follow link on this PR6 home page.

That’s not it. Upon investigate we found more invisible links of same website on internal pages of PTCL’s website.

For instance if you check the source code of http://ptcl.com.pk/index_0.php (A PR 5 Page) then here is what you will find:

PTCL_001

Officials concerned should be questioned for letting this to happen because (Just to let you know) the guy is using black hat SEO tricks to promote his/her website which can result into a ban of ptcl.com.pk domain on Google services, such as Google Search and others.

Its about time that government and large corporations should increase the scrutiny procedures for their websites and webmasters.

Thanks Naveed Ahmed and Arsalan Jamshed for pointing this out to us.

Update:

PTCL team has apparently removed above mentioned external links.

Tech reporter with over 10 years of experience, founder of ProPakistani.PK


  • abdullah

    keep it upamir bhai.
    PTCL for you _|_

  • imkhalid

    u have eagle’s eye aamir bhai, nice done

  • Kamran Mahmood

    Aamir BHai!

    kio baycharay ghareeb webmasters kay pait per laat maartay ho :) kal govt kee sites hack howi india say laikin aap ko pata nai chala :P kuch nazar idher bhi rakha karain.

  • Zlip

    Noticed it also but does not care.
    BTW Wateen homepage also got new look.. cover it as well..

  • Fazal Ashfaq

    Great journalism ProPakistani!

  • MoMoo

    ha ha ha

    website is gone offline :):):)

  • Kamran Saleem

    I think someone hacked this site then he post his forum link on ptcl site:)

  • Aamir

    http://www.pakistanispot.com/ website goes offline. Webmaster ran away .. LOL …

    • Baaghi

      Webmaster ki ——– khushk ho gai……..
      LOLs……

    • Khan

      Works Fine Now :D

  • Aamir

    Please contact the [email protected]

    to get the name of the person domain is registered , its credit card number to trace the person.
    Also cloud flare hosting can be contacted https://www.cloudflare.com/ for more information.

  • This webmaster/developer or whatever, is taking full advantage of ptcl. Any many comments here show that the website has gone offline. Well, that’s not true. I just checked, it’s working fine, and moreover, he’s getting more links (of course, through PTCL) :p

  • I own a PR5 site and I’m sure anyone who has a link on PTCL’s homepage is getting really good link juice.

  • Allii Allee

    nothing found delete this post coz it doesn’t exist

    • BloggingBite.com

      link is recently deleted..
      are you the webmaster of ptcl? and posting here after deleting link?

  • Muhammad Anas

    Nice work Aamir! Keep doing the good work!

  • Ahmad

    Great Work!

    “Thanks Naveed Ahmed and Arsalan Jamshed for pointing this out to us.”

  • Ahsan

    but the website is not working

  • or they might be hacked :Pq

  • ali

    PTCL marketing department is full of underqualified and over age prople….the whole team should be sent home including SEVP…and new more dynamic and qualified people should be hired

  • Khan

    http://www.pakistanispot.com/ Is Online
    Just Had some firewall Problem
    Thanks for the advertisement :D @ ProPakistani

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