WordPress Comments Settings Turned Down

Just for a while I’ve closed down the open comments access a bit (but not completely) until the splurge of spam has passed that started last night.  For some reason, Akismet etc missed a lot.  Hopefully, it’ll be back to it’s normal trappy self soon.

My sites went slow with all the hits, but as soon as I blocked open comments, wahay; they went faster!

They weren’t registration spam, just pure comments like so:

Kara Cherry | irmwdz@axuhcw.com | IP:



The last bit means Korean!  The last octets went from 151 to 153.

By Strangely

Founding member of the gifted & talented band, "The Crawling Chaos" from the North-East of England.