How To Stop Referrer Spam in Google Analytics

The fight against referrer spam has long been a losing battle. It seems like every time a ‘solution’ is found, the spammers are already a step ahead, like a never-ending game of Whack-A-Mole. A lot of people make the mistake of trying to block spam by using server solutions like the .htaccess or plugins. These will not work as this type of referral never visits your site and is merely fake data.Read the full article