I have updated my plugin Auto-Close Comments, Pingbacks and Trackbacks to include one main option, viz. the ability to keep certain posts open. You can… Read More »Auto-Close Comments, Pingbacks and Trackbacks Updated to 1.1
From my experience, one thing that most spammers do is try to post comments, pingbacks or trackbacks on your extremely old posts. If you are… Read More »WP-Plugin: Auto-Close Comments, Pingbacks and Trackbacks
Came across this nice article on avoiding registration on free websites, thereby reducing SPAM. You can do this using BugMeNot. Read the full article.
Update: This tutorial is now superceded by A Comprehensive Guide to Protecting Your Blog from Spam.
Comment spam is something every blogger is really really afraid of. Over the past two years that I have been using WordPress this is one problem that I have faced on and off.
I realized that the amount of spam I was receiving was is direct relation to my popularity. (and I wasn’t that know then)
After a lot of experimenting, I have finalized settled down on the following. I’m pretty much spam free for now.