• If your blog has been locked because of suspected spam or malware, you should have received an email (or a message in your blog's dashboard) like this:

Your blog at: has been identified as a potential spam blog. To correct this, please request a review by filling out the form at

  • Your blog will be deleted within 20 days if it isn’t reviewed, and you’ll be unable to publish posts during this time. After we receive your request, we’ll review your blog and unlock it within two business days. 
  • If this blog doesn’t belong to you, you don’t have to do anything, and any other blogs you may have won’t be affected.
What is Spam Blog?
  • For spamming made through comments in legitimate blogs, see spam in blogs. A spam blog, sometimes referred to by the neologism splog , is a blog which the author uses to promote affiliated websites, to increase the search engine rankings of associated sites or to simply sell links / ads.
  • The purpose of a splog can be to increase the PageRank or backlink portfolio of affiliate websites, to
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How to Fix a Mistakenly Marked as Spam Blog
  • First of all, don't panic! Your blog has not been deleted. Instead, you will not be able to post until your blog has been reviewed and cleared by a member of the Blogger team. 
  • Provided your blog does not contain any malware or spam, your blog will be restored once you have filed your request for review. Here are some of the steps you can take to remove the lockdown from your blog:
Step 1
  • Request for a Blog Review If your blog has been categorized as a potential spam blog, then you will receive an email or a notification in your Blogger Dashboard asking you to request for a review by filling out a form. 
  • This means that your blog has been temporarily suspended pending review and you are not able to create any new blog posts for the moment. Click on the link given to you in the message to request for a human review of your blog. 
  • Make sure that you have not violated any of Blogger's Terms and Conditions of use. After it has been reviewed, it will be unlocked within 2 working days. If you do not do anything about it and your blog is not reviewed within 20 days, it will be deleted.
Step 2
  • Check Your Blog for Malware 
  • Do a thorough self-check on your blog to see if you had unknowingly installed any scripts, plugins or malware which may be deemed malicious and remove them at once.
Step 3 
  • Submit Your blog for Spam Appeals If your blog has not been restored after four
  • days of submitting the request for a review, you can submit your blog for Spam Appeals for another review. This form may only be used after you had submitted the request for a review in Step 1.

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