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If you view the source code of the page as its cached in Google, you will see the links: You won't see them when just viewing the source code as some one has hacked your site, injected the links and set them so they only display when Google-bot is crawling the site. They do this to build back links which can help the SEO of the sites they are linking to. ...


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Using a slightly different technique, all of the Referral Spam domains can be listed in one filter. Personally, I'd rather not have a separate filter for each domain, so I'll just add more domains to the one filter as needed. If there's any inherent flaw with this approach, I'd appreciate the feedback! Prior to creating my filter, I set my date range for ...


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You can also just add a filter so that all traffic from these annoying sites are filtered out of your analytics and do not create fake results. In Google Analytics go to Admin Under VIEW select Filters Add New Filter Give the filter a name Select Filter Type: Exclude Select source destination: traffic to the host name Select expression: that are equal to ...


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They use a vulnerability in Google Analytics to make fake visits so the only way to stop them for now, and until Google fix it, is to make a filter in GA since that is the source of the problem. Blocking them in the .htaccess file is pointless since this kind of Spam never visits your site. Check this answers for more information about this spam ...


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You can block off sites by referrer with .htaccess: RewriteEngine on # Options +FollowSymlinks RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} social-buttons\.com [NC,OR] RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} simple-share-buttons\.com RewriteRule .* - [F]


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I guess that the answer is that you should correct your filter so that it accepts pageviews for www.briligg.com and briligg.com. It is also important to note that for a given pageview, the referrer reported in GA isn't (necessary) the value of Referer header of the corresponding request, but the referrer of the request that brought the visitor to your site. ...


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First, you need to configure a filter that only excludes referral spammers from your view. Go to your view and set up the Filter as follow: Filter type: Custom Exclude Filter Field: Referral Filter patter use the following regex: .*spammer1.tld|.*spammer2.tld|.*spammer3.tld|.*spammer4.tld Check the tld (com, net, co, etc) of the spammer* and change it ...



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