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Spam search blocking

Spam searches are a common feature on WordPress sites. Spam bots make lots of useless queries, in the hopes of having sites display the search queries somewhere, providing links to spam sites. This is unpleasant, clogs up the search logs and wastes resources. Relevanssi Premium introduced a new spam blocking feature in version 2.15.0. This…

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Keyword-based search blocking

Update: In Premium 2.15.0 and later versions, you can do spam blocking from Relevanssi settings. Just navigate to the Spam Block tab on Relevanssi settings! If your search logs are full of spam with repeating keywords, you’re being targeted by a spammer. Their goal is to get visibility to their malicious URLs, hoping Google will…

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