It´s some time ago when I introduced my series of Hilarious Spam Comment Examples. However, I just did start with one example at that time and didn´t go on with the series. One of the reasons is, because Akisment works very well and puts most of the spam comments into the spam folder. But I do also manually approve all comments and sometimes I still find spam. So, lets take another example… Above you can see a comment that got my attention. The person or bot did try to place this comment on one of my Luebeck articles. It was … Continue reading Hilarious Spam Comment Examples Part 2
While Akismet does work already pretty good as a blog spam comment filter, it is sometimes necessary to drop some spam comments manually into the wordpress spam folder, so that Akismet can learn about new spam to filter out spam comment even better in the future. I´d say that Akismet can already filter out 95% of the junk comments but there are always some comments coming through, which I would call the 5% of the new blog spammers who are not in the list of Akismet´s database yet. It is not much work to teach Akismet that it is a … Continue reading Spam comments and how you can avoid to let them come through
Today I was bored and thought I browse in the dashboard of my blog. I also browsed the section where you can find the comments which wasn´t approved by the comment spam filter called Akismet. If you host your blog for free on WordPress.com then you anyway have the tool installed. I am not sure how it is if you have hosted and installed WordPress on your own webserver. I guess you must install the tool then. I didn´t research and I also didn´t notice the Tool when I installed the WordPress CMS on my uncle’s webserver. But let me … Continue reading Spam Comments in the WordPress Dashboard… Akismet works pretty great!