I normally login to my admin site to find “Spam: 3,472â€ 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.
Iâ€™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 Iâ€™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 commentsâ€¦