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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 should think about this plugin!

This entry was posted on Saturday, July 11th, 2009 at 10:43 am and is filed under Wordpress. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.

Comments (1)


  1. Matt says:

    I’ve followed your advice and am giving this plugin a go. Spam is not a huge problem for me at the moment, my traffic is quite low. False positives are a problem though and this plugin claims that it solves that. I’ll see how it goes. Thanks for the tip.
    .-= Matt´s last blog ..Comment Spam Trap Troubles =-.

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