How to find a spam link?

by Wel   Last Updated November 08, 2018 23:08 PM

While analyzing my site I found many requests is done to external link to "friendsit.net" so I installed string locator plugin and tried to search all source files but I found nothing , I also tried to search the database but I found many results like this in select queries

LIKE '%friendsit.net%'

how to find this link and remove ?

The external link to an image in the above site but does not exists !!

Tags : admin spam


Answers 1


Did you try a search from the Posts (Admin) screen? (And also the Pages (Admin) screen?

And sometimes a googles of your site might find it: use something like

search-term site:example.com 

...depends on how current the googles are for your site. But sometimes works well.

Rick Hellewell
Rick Hellewell
November 08, 2018 22:52 PM

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