Website Spam…

SPAM
SPAM SPAM SPAM by roboppy.

So, normal afternoon, everything going fine. I turn on the computer, log onto Paintbits Admin Panel and verify that I have 1 Comment in my Spam Queue to review. Sometimes Akismet (what I use for Spam protection) filter comments that are not spam, but this one was…

Now… what the hell is wrong with the world? Can anyone please explain to me why would anyone want to Enlarge their Penis?

This was the actual message…

Nice Site … speech on the health of the penis, exercises, penis enlargement pills, anatomy of the woman, clitoris, informations on sex, positions, health and much more. Visit #:

SPAM is Crazy

Come on, isn’t e-mail spam enough already?

This is why an anti-spam plugin is essential to have. You don’t want your faithful readers to stumble upon something so… inappropriate.

e-mail Spam
spam by DennisBullockPhotography.

Like I said before, one of the problems with the Spam Filters is that sometimes they flag as SPAM, messages that are not unwanted publicity so you have to keep an eye close on the SPAM flagged messages to avoid deleting valuable comments from your readers.

Fight the SPAM!

There are several tools available to help you deal with unwanted SPAM in your WordPress Website/Blog. I’m listing four among many solutions that you can implement to protect your site if you want to guarantee that you don’t get anyone trying to enlarge the penis of your readers…

Akismet

Akismet

Akismet

Akismet (Automattic Kismet) comes pre-installed with every copy of WordPress. It’s the default tool against Spam Evil, it works pretty good.

Defensio

Defensio

Defensio

Defensio is a spam filtering plugin that supports Open ID and RSS feed. A natural opponent to Akismet. Defensio Plugin for WordPress.

Simple Trackback Validation

Simple Trackback Validation

Simple Trackback Validation

Trackback spam is a new form of spam that afflicts Blogs. This plugin attempts to validate the trackbacks you receive, only allowing the seemingly legit ones.

Simple CAPTCHA

Simple CAPTCHA

Simple CAPTCHA

Simple CAPTCHA adds a CAPTCHA to your comment area to fool the automated comment bots.

 

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