Message hidden because considered SPAM?

HI there,
Three messages I posted recently were “hidden” because considered as SPAM?
with explanation like:

This is an automated message from CMake Discourse to let you know that your post was hidden.

Your post was flagged as spam: the community feels it is an advertisement, something that is overly promotional in nature instead of being useful or relevant to the topic as expected.

This post was hidden due to flags from the community, so please consider how you might revise your post to reflect their feedback. You can edit your post after 10 minutes, and it will be automatically unhidden.

However, if the post is hidden by the community a second time, it will remain hidden until handled by staff.

For additional guidance, please refer to our community guidelines

I don’t think any of those 3 messages contains advertising or nor were promotional in nature?
I did send a fourth message with reference to Professional CMake and CMake Cookbook that may be flag as such (even if it is debatable) but the previous 3 messages contains only references (links) to CMake documentation.
Could someone explains me how to un-hide those messages, moreover I’d like to know what in the content of those messages triggered this? (In order to avoid it in the future).

Any help/advice from Kitware would be welcome @brad.king @robert.maynard do you have any clue?


I have restored your posts.

It looks like you being helpful triggered one of the automated spam detection scripts. Specifically, a filter that captures new users that post multiple links to the same domain. I am going to figure out how to make sure links to from don’t count towards this filter.

That would be nice. Thanks.

I have updated the filter to not count links to and

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