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Posts Tagged Akismet

3 Spam Comments!

I normally login to my admin site to find “Spam: 3,472” comments (or some such other high and random number!!). Confession time. I broke my blog last week whilst doing an upgrade (trying to auto-upgrade post suPHP being activated may have been a mistake) and it forced me to audit my plugins. I’ve always like the idea of Akismet, group filtering etc. However I spotted some of the comments over at the WP-SpamFree plugin page and decided I’d got nothing to lose (other than a lot of time wasted looking at comment spam! Installed earlier in the week and 3 days later I have JUST 3 Spam comments… Elizabeth: The Golden Age psp I’m a happy man – Matt you… Continue reading »

by Keiron on July 11th, 2009 | Wordpress | 1 Comment » |

Auntie Spam’s Gone Away!

I’m a big fan of Auntie Spam for cleaning out all the rubbish that Akismet collects, but this appears to be something that no longer works in the 2.7 upgrade – I just hope someone updates the greasemonkey script!

by Keiron on December 12th, 2008 | Wordpress | 2 Comments » |

Auntie Spam

.!. I’m always loathed to just click the “Delete All” in my Akismet Spam box – just in case there’s something there I really would like to read, or even edit to make into quality content. However I really can’t face piling through pages and pages of spam with links to all manner of things… Then I found Auntie Spam, a script that works with GreaseMonkey in Firefox (you should already have GreaseMonkey installed if you’re using the Google Reader timesaving preview. Apparently: Akismet Auntie Spam is a kind old lady who will come to your house and give it a thorough cleaning. She’s not afraid of the dark corners, particularly the spam inbox because she knows exactly how to… Continue reading »

by Keiron on August 17th, 2008 | Wordpress | 3 Comments » |

Comment Spam

I seem to be coming in as a target for comment spam – I’m going to enable Akismet today and see if that helps!

by Keiron on January 2nd, 2007 | General | No Comments » |