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(Entry was posted by Victoria Walsh on this post in the Dumb SEO Questions community on Facebook, Thursday, April 12, 2018).

Spammy looking url that`s not part of my site

In my Google analytics I have a spammy looking url that`s not part of my site coming up in the list of pages visited. What do I do about this? The url is `/?r=http://bitcoin-4038.kxcdn.com`

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Selected answers from the Dumb SEO Questions G+ community.

  • Paul Thompson: That`s your homepage with a URL parameter added by a referrer spammer. The fact that the parameter (the part after the "?") is an actual URL is designed to trick you into visiting that URL. Such visits pollute your data but otherwise do no harm.
  • Victoria Walsh: That`s reassuring Paul thank you so much for your help!
  • Gerry White: There‚Äôs a lot of spammy data in most accs - less so now, but at one point we were talking about a bucket load,

View original question in the Dumb SEO Questions community on G+, Thursday, April 12, 2018).

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