Comments can be an excellent way to engage your site’s audience and build a community around your content. Unfortunately, they’re also a ripe opportunity for spam posters. Whether they add untrustworthy links to your site or simply flood your posts with content that doesn’t provide any value to readers, getting rid of spam comments is […]
By the latest numbers, WordPress powers about one-third of all the websites on the Internet. And while that’s great for the WordPress community, it also has a dark side – people love finding ways to spam WordPress sites! They’ll spam your site with comments. They’ll spam your site with form submissions. They’ll spam your site […]
I have a terrible habit of checking my spam folder every day – I don’t trust my spam filter to weed out only the worst of the worst; I feel that there’s something worthwhile under the heaps of transfer money requests and strangers mentioning how they were happy to see me last night. I’m usually […]
Your comments section gives you a convenient way to engage with your website’s readers. Unfortunately, opening your website up to… The post How to Prevent Spam and Protect Your WordPress Blog appeared first on WPExplorer.
Back when WordPress was just for blogs, spam users weren’t really a problem site owners had to combat. But as WordPress has expanded into membership, multi-user, BuddyPress, and all kinds of other sites with open registration, WordPress spam users have become an all-too-common problem for many site owners. Spammers target WordPress registration forms to create […]