WordPress Anniversary: Comment Spam Lessons
As my readers know, I’m not a fan of reblogging. However, Lorelle has posted some very good information about comment spammers, how to recognize them, and what to do about them. Don’t miss all the informative links at the end of her post. More great information.
As I look back on ten years of blogging with WordPress on this 10th Anniversary year, I realized that comment spam has been a popular subject on this site.
My site is not very interactive. I tend to publish articles that leave little room for discussion. Yet, like most of us today, this site has had more than its fair share of comment spam. Thank goodness that WordPress.com and the WordPress Community, along with dozens of other forum and web publishing platforms, have Akismet to protect them. Akismet is one of many projects created by Matt Mullenweg that make the world a better place and I’m so grateful.
I’ve watched comment evolve from email…
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