In our Wiki Installation (internal) we often post links. For the first time I have now this message:

The text you wanted to save was blocked by the spam filter.
This is probably caused by a link to a blacklisted external site.

The following text is what triggered our spam filter: uservoice.com

I mean uservoice.com should not be black listed?

How to change that? We are using the MediaWiki software installed on our own servers.

2 Answers 2


You are probably using the global blacklist via Extension:SpamBlacklist. Unfortunately it's maintained by people who mainly care about the English Wikipedia and don't mind much if other wikis are hurt by the rules. You can use your wiki's MediaWiki:Spam-whitelist page to override remote rules.

  • I tried the MediaWiki:Spam-whitelist, but I don't know what sytax to use there.
    – Quidam
    Commented Nov 8, 2019 at 13:30

It looks like it's just a matter of editing the spam blacklist file. See the tutorial for that extension.

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