No one wants to create spam backlinks on their own site. but sometimes spammy backlinks are automatically created and we have to remove them.
There are several ways to remove spammy external backlinks from sites but the “Google Disavow tool” is the best option for this.
Before going to use Google disavow tool you need to identify the links. Identify the unnatural links and find the location where your site got this spammy link. So you need to take manual action and remove it. You can ask this for website admin where you got the spammy link. This is the best way to remove spammy links.
In most cases, you are not able to remove spammy links for manual action then you need to Google Disavow Tool in which you can remove easily the links.
Google Disavow Tool for Removing Spammy Backlinks
Removing the Spammy backlinks with the help of the Google Disavow tool, you have to take some steps mentioned below then you will be able to remove 100% spammy backlinks from your site:
Identify the Spammy Links
You have to identify the spammy links from your “Google Search Console”, follow the instructions mentioned below then you will be able to identify the spammy links:
- Open the “Google Search Console”
- Find the “Links” option on the left side
- Find the “External links”
- Identify the “Spammy links”.
Open the “Google Search Console” dashboard and click on the links option. Make sure you opened the correct property for removing spammy links. Might be you have more than one site in a single Gmail account. So keep in mind, select only the correct property where you want to remove spammy links.
Find the “External Links” and identify the “Spammy links”. You can check one by one or download all external links reports in an excel file.
Create Disavow txt file
Once you identify the links that want to remove from your site, you have to create a “disavow txt file”. Follow the disavow instructions mentioned here or you can visit and follow the official disavow guidelines.
- Create txt file with the name “Disavow”
- Copy the spammy links and paste them into the disavow txt file
- Save it.
Create txt file with the name “Disavow”. Make sure the file should be txt format. Copy the spammy links and paste them into the disavow txt file. Ensure that one link should be at per link into the txt file. The link should be started at HTTP or HTTPS. Don’t use double HTTPS or HTTP per link.
Submit the Disavow file
Once you created the disavow txt file with spammy links, you have to submit it in the Google Disavow tool. Make sure you follow the instructions mentioned below:
- Open the “Google Disavow Tool”
- Select the correct “Property”
- Click on upload the Disavow file
- Upload and submit the disavow txt file.
You have to open the “Google Disavow Tool” and select the correct “property”. Click on upload the disavow file, upload the file and submit for disavow links.
It takes some days and after this, your all spammy links will be removed that are added in disavowing txt file.