Spam comments and how you can avoid to let them come through


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

Hilarious Spam Comment Examples Part 1


Akismet is doing a great job when it comes to filter out most of the blog comment spam. But sometimes there are spammers who aren´t known yet by the Akismet database. As I moderate most of the comments on my blog, I sometimes find one or another spam attempt and flag them manually. But often the spam comments are so stupid, that this is one of the more funny tasks as a blogger. Blog spam contributes at least to the amusement. This is why I thought I´ll publish a little series of articles about spam comments every now and then. … Continue reading Hilarious Spam Comment Examples Part 1