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How to filter out a url in Google AdWords

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I have a strange URL showing up in my AdWords Result page.


How do I remove it?

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Re: How to filter out a url in Google AdWords

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Hi Julia,

I'm not sure where you are seeing this, that said, it sounds like referral spam. There is an entire section in the forum that deals with that. Typically you would want to add an include filter to only include traffic that is generated from your own site (hostname). That said, spammers are becoming more sophisticated and in some cases are skirting this first level of protection.

More on Filters here:

My recommendation is for you to copy your current view from the view settings and name it as a "Testing" view. Then create a new hostname include filter that matches your site ( and take a look at how your data is populating. If it all looks good, you can then go into your account settings>> Filters and select the filter and apply it to your normal analysis view.(s)

Hope that helps.


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