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WordPress Plugins

Akismet 3.1.5 Security Release

If you happen to use the Akismet plugin on your WordPress blog/website, make sure that you immediately upgrade to the latest version. The dev team has released Akismet 3.1.5 to address a XSS vulnerability which

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WordPress Plugins

Akismet 3.1.4 Now Available

To keep my blog free from comment spam, I use the Akismet. I’ve been using this WordPress plugin since it was first released in 2005. If you’re not familiar with it, Akismet is a spam

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WordPress Plugins

Updated to Akismet 2.5.6

In the past I used several plugins like Cookies for Comments and Simple Trackback Validation along side Akismet to fight comment and tracback/pingback spam. Nowadays I only use Akismet because it does an excellent job

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Blogging Internet

Akismet – 25 Billion Pieces of Spam

Although there are some “issues” or concerns regarding the accuracy of Akismet in flagging comments as spam (many WordPress users report that their own comments or reader’s comments are flagged as spam), it still remains

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WordPress

WordPress 3.0.5 Security Release Hotfix

Two days ago, the WordPress dev team released WordPress 3.0.5 which is a security hardening update that includes security enhancements like improved security of any plugins that didn’t properly leverage security API, additional in-depth defense

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WordPress Plugins

Akismet 2.2.1 – Now With Stats

Spam comments graph Was checking my WordPress dashboard earlier today when I saw a notification for a plugin update. When I checked on the Plugins page, I saw that it was an update for a

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WordPress Plugins

Update to Akismet 2.1.8

The first thing I did when I went back to blogging was to make sure my WordPress installation was up-to-date so I upgraded it to the latest version which was WordPress 2.6.1. I also updated

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Weekend Roundup

Weekend Roundup #11

Better late than never, right? Here’s the late issue of last week’s weekend roundup. Enjoy! Dougal Campbell just released Easy Gravatars WordPress plugin version 1.1 and it’s also now available at the WordPress Plugin Directory.

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Blogging

A New Breed of Comment Spam

Commenting or comments is one of the essential parts of a blog. Weblog owners provide and allow users and visitors to leave comments so they can easily share their thoughts and opinions which encourages participation

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WordPress Plugins

WP Plugin Review: Dash-Note

Dash-Note is a useful plugin for WordPress users who need something to organize and remind them of their blogging tasks and ideas. Basically, it works like a Post-It note for your WP Dashboard. This plugin