When words in my post are highlighted as links.

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  • #1080757

    Words in my post are being highlighted as links, how can I stop this?
    I think it is a form of spam. This did not happen until a profile “liked” three of my posts suddenly. Can I block this profile?

    The blog I need help with is glorytreeflowers.wordpress.com.

    #1080915

    wyocec
    Member

    I’m not seeing it. Can you advise on a specific post for us to look at?

    #1080920

    timethief
    Member

    It’s malware. As you are seeing those then that’s a browser-add-on issue, or in some cases, it’s embedded into free games and/or toolbars downloaded from the internet. See here for removing them: Bloggers: Beware of Adware. http://onecoolsitebloggingtips.com/2012/09/14/bloggers-beware-of-adware/

    #1080923

    timethief
    Member

    This did not happen until a profile “liked” three of my posts suddenly. Can I block this profile?

    The two are not related.

    #1080966

    It is on my other blog link. I posted glory tree on accident. http://www.mybigfatbook.wordpress.com

    #1080967

    wyocec
    Member

    Didn’t matter, still not seeing them out here in the public. As timethief said, the problem is in your own browser or on your own computer.

    #1080971

    raincoaster
    Member

    Disable your browser add-ons, all of them. Then add them back one at a time and at a certain point, these links will appear. Then you know which add-on is doing it, and you can delete it for good.

    #1081004

    Thank you! I just went through and disabled everything. I didn’t realize I had so many add-ons. This solved the problem!

    #1081005

    timethief
    Member

    Hi there,
    You’re welcome. :)

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