Google Analytics has become a great target for spammers over the last year. We have seen many weird things on the dashboard of our Analytics. Sometimes most of us didn’t notice it, but it is something to worry about. I have also seen this kind of stuff on my analytics dashboard on language section.
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Most of the times you are worried about who is sending these spam things and how to get rid of it. Here in this blog, I’ll help you to figure out this spam and how to get rid of it.
Secret.ɢoogle.com is a domain owned by a renowned spammer. He used this to send fake traffic to many URLs on Analytics. So it is basically a referrer spam URL that mixes with the traffic into your Analytics report. This spam URL is comprised of various black-hat SEO techniques in order to look like as the website is receiving any referral traffic. It is also known as Ghost Traffic because the traffic that we are witnessing doesn’t actually land on our website.
As I above mentioned that it is a black-hat SEO technique that completely ignores your website’s data in order to promote spam content. They mainly targeted your website for several reasons like they want to boost their ranking on the Google search engine by generating backlinks. Another main reason is to promote their website on Google.
The best part is that this spam won’t effect on the ranking and SEO of your website. Its main concern is to gain your attention.
How to get rid of it by using filter:
To get away from this spam you just need to add a filter on your Analytics Admin Panel. Following are the steps.
- Go to Admin panel
- Create a new filter
- Change a filter type to Custom
- Click on Exclude
- Change the filter field to Language Setting
- Now add filter pattern like \.
- Save the filter