• 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...

  • 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....

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Trackback Problems

    I’m having problems with trackbacks. I just realized that I could send trackbacks but not receive them. Trackbacks won’t even run within my blog. Some...

  • Spam Problems? Challenge ’em!

    I use Akismet to fight blog spam. These past few days I’ve been getting a lot of spam comments. Yesterday morning alone, I found 61...

  • WordPress 2.0 Duke

    Yes, after several weeks I have now upgraded my WordPress to version 2.0 codenamed “Duke”. One of the main reasons that made me upgrade is...