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All You Need to Know About SEO Spam in Magento 2

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    Default All You Need to Know About SEO Spam in Magento 2

    The world of e-commerce is highly competitive. But thanks to open source e-commerce solutions like Magento, for making it affordable and easy to enter this domain.

    However, sustaining in the market is easier said than done. Nonetheless, you can get an edge over other sites with the help of Search Engine Optimization(SEO).

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    The math is simple, better your stores SEO, the more traffic you get. But all this can take a serious hit when a Magento store is infected with SEO spam.

    Wikipedia defines SEO Spam as a deliberate manipulation of search engine indexes. There could be varied factors behind an SEO Spam, most common of which remains an infection.

    With this article, we will take you through the various types of Magento 2 SEO spam, its effects, and fixes.

    Effects of Magento 2 SEO Spam
    The one question that you would always be asking is what do these spammers get from infecting my website? Well, the answer is simple Money.

    Although spamming one website is not very profitable, but when spammers create a huge network of spammed sites, it starts to pay. A spammer typically uses your infected Magento store to establish backlinks for SEO of spammy products. Or to gain fake clicks. Or, in many cases, it is even used to trick users into giving credit card info (also known as Phishing).

    So, while it is profitable for the spammer, it comes at the cost of your website. Spam can affect your Magento store in the following ways:
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    Great content. Thanks for sharing this useful post.

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