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Please Be Aware! (9 posts)

  1. New-wp-guy
    Posted 3 years ago #

    This plugin enables a script and a cookie from "scorecardsearch.com" which is not cool and is what is causing the slow load times that a lot of people are complaining about here too...

  2. Please please please please please REPORT these to plugins at WordPress.org - we will investigate this. ASAP.

  3. Chris M.
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Is this still the case? How can you verify it? Where does one look? (regarding the script)...

  4. I don't see it in the source code.

  5. I don't see the code anywhere either.

  6. WebTechGlobal
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Did you do a mass search through the plugins files to confirm this New-wp-guy?

    I'm going to guess this claim is false and this comment should be removed if moderators would be so kind. I don't think we should encourage people to label plugins having adware so easily, without some challenge. If a user does not provide screenshots and source code from the page they saw links or ads then such comments are un-fairly damaging a plugin plus authors reputation. It always comes from the new WordPress.org accounts and users who don't come back to a comment which makes it even more suspicious or just annoying.

  7. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 3 years ago #

    The allegation has been investigated and proven to be false. See Ipstenu's post above.

  8. WebTechGlobal
    Posted 3 years ago #

    esmi to the rescue as one expects ;)

  9. We do not remove ratings except in very rare cases. It is better for users to be able to make their own decisions based on what they can read.

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