Unauthorized ads and hyperlinks have appeared on my website. Why?

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If you suddenly see ads and links appearing on your website pages when you didn't place them there, the reason is that you have installed an add on to your browser that is causing this.  Most of the offenders I have seen have been toolbars.  How do they get installed?  Usually you are installing another program that you need or want, and don't notice in all the "Next" buttons you have to click, that you are actually authorizing other programs to be installed..

You can fix this on your computer by finding and disabling the offending add on.  This is pretty much a trial and error process, but I recommend you disable toolbars first.  The add on management is different in each browser, so if you are not sure where the settings are, use your browser's help center.

Click the link below for an article from an anti spam site.
http://www.spamlaws.com/removing-adware-toolbars.html



Thanks

Drew

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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Junk ads attached to webpage.

I have ended up with a junk survey attached to our webpage. How do I get rid of that. Also, some of the words on our pages are underlined and go to advertisments. Where does this come from and how do I block it form happening.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Links I didn't include.

How did links I didn't put into my site that lead to other sites get there? I absolutely DO NOT want links on my site I did not put there.
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You may have inadvertently imported them with an image.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Who gave permission to put all those ad links on my site?.

So typical, my site won't publish but it has no problem linking specific words to advertising. Who gave permission to put links ALL OVER MY SITE???
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The only link that Homestead might place on your site is in the footer and it is easily removed. If you see links all over you have malware in your browser.
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What Drew says indeed!

Some rotten snakes that need a good old country a** whip!

https://malwaretips.com/blogs/safesearch-net-removal/

Hard to get rid of, wish I could help!





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Why in the hell did you post a search link like this?

Your advice is at best... at the bottom of the shelf?

I really don't get it?

Martin Blaney

Guthrie, Oklahoma

405.293.6325


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You don't want to pay for it. Your problem is no a Homestead software problem.
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Martin

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I have not paid for anything other than a Homestead website.

Your link is garbage, any moron could post nonsense like you have done?

Martin


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Martin, If you don't find value in another customer's response, then please feel free to ignore it, but do not attack or denigrate people that are simply trying to help. These types of comments are unnecessary and will be removed from now on.
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You want someone to solve your problem. Get help. 
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Thank you both for your help, but the original poster now has the answer and there does not need to be further back and forth.

Thank you

Drew
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Martin

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At least mine addressed the problem?

Hello?

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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Is there a way to remove the Homestead daily deals banner from the top of my site....
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Homestead does not place ads at the top of your site. At most we place a removeable message in the footer of the template
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled how do i get advertising links off my webpage.

My webpage has advertising links on some of the words. How do I get them off?
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled why are ad starting to show up on our pages???.
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Try looking at browser plugins. Sometimes they can be hard to find.

If you don't find anything, can you specify the site and page? and where you see the ads?
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled words in the content of my pages have been changed to blue text and are links whi....

Certain words in the content of my web pages have been changed to blue text and are links to I don't know what. I am asking that you review my site and fix these words so they are not links. 
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Judith5045, I am thinking this is your issue, as I do not see any blue links. I only see links that appear as though they should be there. If you don't find any extensions that cause this, tell me what words are becoming links and on what page(s)
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The words in blue are as follows:

Home Page – photographs, health records, pamphlets, packet, average person

Photo Album – photo album, pointed, award winner, Beau

Available – a contract, deposits, carefully, black male

Nursery – babies born July 4, Dam

Available Retirees – loving care, deserve, a home, a nice

Grands – Grands, Kathy, beautifully, Angel, Award Winner

I don't know how to fix this problem so if you can I'd sure appreciate it.  It's very annoying to see this nonsense on my website.  And how come I can see it and you can't.  I don't understand.  I am grateful for any help you can offer.  Thanks!
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They may have accompanied image uploads.
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Thanks but that doesn't help me.  Can you fix it?  If you can't fix it please explain how I can fix it ... in layman's terms, step by step.
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Hello Judith5045,

It is not an issue that is from Homestead or your Sitebuilder, so unfortunately we cannot fix it for you. We don't even have specific information on what exactly is causing this on your computer.

If you read the article that Drew merged your question with, it gives the instructions we can give to fix this.

The reason you can see it and we cannot is because it is specific to your computer (or any computer that has the addon in their browser that causes this).

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