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There is not much I can tell about your particular scenario, however, I can say this. Google does check black lists and Google does get nervous if your site disappears for a period. Check http://mxtoolbox.com/blacklists.aspx to see if your domain name and/or IP address is blacklisted anywhere. Remove from any blacklists the best you can and wait. ...


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You will regain your position with time. Be patient. Google is playing it safe right now. Once they see that the spam is gone, and your site is back up, running normally, you will gain your positions back. Also, no need to worry about the blacklist. That is for multiple repeat offenders.


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It might already be too late to use this idea since the spammers already know about the form: leave out a critical piece of your form (like the action attribute) and populate it using javascript when the document is loaded. Do tell visitors that the form doesn't work if javascript is disabled and remove this message when the form is set up correctly.


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Generally the answer is still no. There are apps nowadays like PhantomJS that make it easier for an automated program to run a browser including JavaScript, however, they are typically slower. It's often much easier to scrape HTML and send direct POST requests. If a bot has problems on one site (e.g. a CAPTCHA) it will just move onto another. So if you ...


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The SMF sites I manage use both Project honeypot to prevent the bulk of nasty signups, and the ones that get past that I use a mod to to check against www.stopforumspam.com very few slip through, and false positives are extremely rare


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Besides what others have mentioned, sometimes spammers post links to websites that contain viral exploits of certain browsers and operating systems. If your site is frequently referring other computers to compromised / dangerous websites you can be considered part of the threat. Your links would also be increasing the PageRank (term used loosely) of the ...


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Sometimes people may post comments with a lot of dangerous keywords like casinos, poker, gambling, viagra and linked with low quality sites. Also sometimes people are using keywords instead of their original name to get the link for their target keywords. As a result your site or blog with low quality or unnatural links. So it will affect your rankings ...


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In general, spam is not a good point for SEO but it depends on what spam exactly is on your blog: 1. Useless text showing the user didn't read your article If spam only represents a text including something like "Thanks for your perfect article!", I don't think it affects SEO of your page. And even if it doesn't provide a relevant comment for your visitors ...


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There are many things that we can't say for sure because the spam world and spam filters are a never ending battle and constantly adding new rules and new ways to avoid rules. But a few things on those headers have caused problems on some clients. X-Apparently-To Many people has rules stating that if they are not a clear recipient addressed on the to field ...


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Spam filters will check many stages and factors with regards to your sender reputation, infrastructure content etc. Here is a simplified version of what Barracuda Spam Firewall does. I have had real difficulties in the past sending email notifications from one of my web hosts (fairly cheap shared hosting) sent using php mail. I then switched to using ...


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To be honest with you I would like to think that Mail Chimp will have spf records and domain keys etc all sorted out and generally keeping the reputation of their infrastructure clean. Hence I would imagine this will be issues with your content and interactions from your recipients. A couple of things I have noticed straight off. It looks quite image ...



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