Talk:Wiki spam

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Unhiding CSS Hidden Spam[edit]

Here's a great trick "Unhiding CSS Hidden Spam". The nice thing about this is that it can help users of wikis which are being spammed (while most Anti-spam Features require admin intervention) Let's write this up as a proper recommendation here maybe -- Halz 00:08, 6 June 2006 (UTC)

New Wiki Spam attack method[edit]

It seems that they have a bot which auto updates over 500 pages of links, this is so the original content is overwritten. (Wiki doesn't save more than 500 pages of edits) The bot was writing to my page as I was correcting it, and it is hitting the page once every few mins. One way to assist killing it off, is to ensure that you have nofollow enabled on all your Wiki pages (so while the link might trap your customers, at least it doesn't count towards their page rank. -- ADSLgeek.com

Spam help[edit]

Recently my wiki got spammed. I tried some google searches and couldn't find the exact problem. The problem is basically when someone searches my site on google, some of the results link to spam, but if you go to the actual page there is no spam. Searching site:www.koreanwikiproject.com on google with give a lot of "Buy cialis" links, and recently I edited a page, and the next page was spam, click reload made it go away. Could anyone help me identify this problem or how to fix it? Any help would be appreciated, thank you --Bluesoju 00:36, 14 May 2010 (UTC)

This will relate to the Google cache of your page you can refresh the cache by notifying Google - adslgeek

This site spammed[edit]

It sounds like a joke, but it looks like this site got spammed... e.g. https://meta.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Wiki_spam&diff=3987057&oldid=3546531 --Itu (talk) 14:48, 16 December 2014 (UTC)

Spam found on Meta, but no "report" button to report it[edit]

OK it wasn't spam, but mediawiki sites still need a report button next to everything, I say! Jidanni (talk) 00:53, 12 September 2016 (UTC)