Posts tagged with ‘Akismet’

Akismet and Jetpack Issues, Stop Spammers and CloudFlare Save the Day

March 19, 2013

My Web Host Penalised Me Yet Helped Speed Up My Site Introduction This site used to be hosted on Site5, in Texas.  I had a shared web host account, about the cheapest there is on Site5 though by no means the cheapest around (I’ve had experience of really cheap hosts….).  It worked alright, site management […]

Comment Spam Revisited

March 8, 2010

For no reason …other than a try-out and also the current anti-spam plugins miss the odd bit of comment spam, I’ve now switched off TanTanNoodles’ Spam filter and am giving WP-SpamFree another try plus another plugin, AVH.  I’ve left Akismet running regardless. WP-SpamFree This now promises a lot, so it’s worth another shot.  Two years […]

Akismet problem since WordPress 2.81 Upgrade

July 13, 2009

Akismet Akismet is one key plugin that most people use to block spammers from a WordPress installation. However, it’s the second time since the 2.81 update that I’ve received  this error message. Last time, I clicked the “Check Network Status” button and Akismet flipped onto running on green.  Job done.  The IP addresses remained the […]

Intense Debate WordPress Plugin

May 26, 2009

The Intense Debate Install Story Along with some theme and plugins changes I’ve recently done, I’ve also had a play with Intense Debate (ID), a system complete with WordPress plugin for managing comments. Phase One Last week using my old theme I couldn’t get anywhere with the comment import. It kept crashing out at 9% […]

WordPress Comments Settings Turned Down

November 13, 2008

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 […]