Is there a way to hide a link when someone hovers over an image?

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In my affiliate site I have text and image links with my affiliate code. When someone hovers over or clicks the link my code shows in the browser address bar and at the bottom of the page.
How can I prevent the link address from showing?
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Howard Pennington

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Hi Howard

Which one is the website you're talking about? I found multiple websites in your Yola account. Please also let me know on which page this is happening.
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Stefan,

All of my sites, or any sites, will display the link on the browser (see attached image from CADD Shopper site). I did some research online and found the following information for hiding/cloaking affiliate links:

http://www.affilorama.com/site-buildi...
http://makeitrank.com/affiliate-links...
http://yoast.com/affiliate-links-and-...

Sample plugins:
Pretty Link (http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/p...)
to manage affiliate link redirects, or the simplicity and ease of
ThirstyAffiliates (for wordpress).

These links explain what I need. Maybe Yola has a way to hide link information by redirect or plugin. If not, it would be useful for Yola customers.

Thank you.
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Hi Howard

Here is a link to an article you may find helpful: Guide to Link Cloaking, Masking, and Url Redirection. There is an explanation on how to mask your link using Javascript. You could follow those instructions and use the Yola HTML to insert your link as instructed. The Javascript and HTML solutions described in that article will work in Yola. The PHP solution will not, as it is not possible to execute PHP scripts from a Yola site.