[imc-scotland-discussion] Hiding vs Deleting articles/comments/events
chris-h at diskant.net
Sun Jan 18 09:13:16 PST 2009
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> Hello people,
> I would suggest that we adopt a policy of *deleting* spam rather than
> hiding it, as hidden content is still served (can be found by google,
> etc). This might be bad for site ranking (i am not a search engine
> optimisation specialist...), and in any case is a waste of resources.
> We can of course continue hiding stuff that falls foul of the editorial
> guidelines or is contrary to our libertarian lefty bias, or is just crap.
If hidden stuff is getting crawled by Google then I'll certainly switch
back to deleting it. I think the main reason I now Hide it is that it's
easier to do, as you can view the comment and click the "Editorial
[whatever]" box to hide.
Is a rapid-response "Delete as spam" box addable?
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