Comment author must have a previously approved comment from now on…


I just changed the discussion settings on my blog. Comment authors must now have previously approved comments. All other comments will be hold in moderation queue. I changed that due to the fact that there is an increasing amount of silly spam comments. And if I write “silly” then I really mean silly. Not that only the spam comments are silly… the persons who write the comments or the bots are silly as well. It´s so obvious and so easy to expose those spam comments. That´s why I will work with a moderation queue from this time on. Continue reading Comment author must have a previously approved comment from now on…

Spam Comments in the WordPress Dashboard… Akismet works pretty great!


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!