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Clearing out spam from DB (4 posts)

  1. amnesiak
    Posted 13 years ago #

    Hey there all,

    I've been using standard tools to clear out the spam blogs and sign ups but the spammed blogs still remain in the MySQL DB.

    Is there any quick way of deleting the spam? I've got over 50,000 that I need to clear.

    Many thanks in advance!


  2. tdjcbe
    Posted 12 years ago #

    It would be helpful if you mentioned what you have done in the past. "Standard tools" doesn't give us anything to go on.

    I believe Power tools will remove deleted or marked as spam blogs but I've never tried it myself:

  3. amnesiak
    Posted 12 years ago #

    Sure, wmu powertools is what I've used. Sadly it doesn't remove the spam's tables from the DB itself so I was wondering if there was a solution to that.

  4. SteveAtty
    Posted 12 years ago #

    the version of powertools I've got removes tables if I use the delete spam blog options

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