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Spam in sidebar

  1. I've been getting at least 2-4 spam a day in my sidebar to my email address. What can I do about this if anything? Thanks

    The blog I need help with is

  2. No one can post anything into your sidebar unless you provide access to your site or it has been hacked. How many Administrators does the blog have?

    Is your login information secure or has someone else been able to access it? Have you posted an email address on the blog, rather than using a secure contact form?

    If you think your blog has been hacked do what follows:
    1. Go here > Users > All Users and delete any user that does not belong there.
    2. Disable post by email >
    3. Disable post by voice >
    4. Change your blog password to a very difficult one and do not post it here >
    5. Use a secure, encrypted connection to connect to your Dashboard. Under Users → Personal Settings, check the box that says “Always use HTTPS when visiting administration pages, and click Save Changes.
    6. Go to your email program and change the password to a very difficult one
    7. Read >

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