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Last updated by mmoI 1 month ago.

Assigned support staff: Izzi Hassan.

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October 31, 2019 at 9:46 am #4862051



My site suffered a "Japanese keyword hijacking" (hidden link) a few years ago on Modx and since then I have completely redone it under WP. No files were reused and Console Search had been completely cleaned up. Only the domain name has been reused and since the spam links are still referenced in Google.

I resend sitemap.xml ping in Google and in Search Console but the URL spams are always here.

hidden link

I search help but I don't find, can help me please ?

Thank you very much.

November 2, 2019 at 12:02 pm #4874391

Izzi Hassan

Languages: English (English )

Timezone: Asia/Karachi (GMT+05:00)


Thank you for reaching out to WPML Support.

I'm not sure we will be able to help you with this issue as it is entirely on Google's end. I took a look at your website's pages and posts sitemaps and did not see those spam URLs so this is definitely something you should talk to Google Support about.

I can tell you that in my experience, Google search results can take some time to refresh properly but I can't be certain that is the case here. If I've missed something that is related to WPML, please let us know!

Please don't hesitate to reach out again if you need further assistance with any WPML related topic!

November 5, 2019 at 10:17 am #4887607


My issue is resolved now. Thank you!