akismet
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

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