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Spam Off


In the last days I noticed a lot of spam comments on posts around Maybe you didn’t notice them, as they are usually comments to old posts, but I saw them in the admin tool.

Now, Tina suggested I should install a image verification system for all comments in order to prevent spam but, as I hate this method because it fights spam by adding an extra field / effort for the regular users, I decided not to do this yet.

Meanwhile, I installed a new “intelligent” plugin that should detect spam based on certain patterns (it was quite easy to see a pattern in all the spam comments that appeared until now), so I hope this works and I won’t have to add a plugin which will harden your posting of comments.

From my point of view, Music Blog is determined to remain an open communication tool that all of you can use and freely express your wildest opinions :)

Please feel free to suggest other spam-fighting methods as well.

2 comments so far


yes, now I am using it, plus another plugin if akismet fails to detect some spam….

Until now, Akismet proved successful, the other plugin didn’t had to step into action :)

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