Anti-spam for comments in WordPress

I have some problems with spam in the comment area in WordPress (this blog). So I started to look for a plugin that could handle this. I have seen that people use captcha (images with letters that you should insert when submitting a post) plugins but since I think that some people might have problems reading the letters I don’t want to use it.

So I looked at another plugin called Did You Pass Math?. It works but has some issues. For example if you write a comment and forgets to fill in the field for the answer you will lose the data.

Then I found out that WorPress actually have created a technique where they will match comments against a database. The plugin is called Akismet and is installed by default in WordPress. All you have to do is to register on WordPress.com to get an API Key.

I hope this will solve the problems!

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Ola

Mångsysslande doer & klätterentusiast. Jag driver varumärket Sten & bloggen Klätterbilder. Jag konsultar inom IT & Marknadsföring samt undervisar inom webb på Folkuniversitetet. Jag älskar att fota. /// Doer & climbing enthusiast. I run the climbing brand Sten & the blog Klätterbilder. Consulting with IT & marketing & teaching at Folkuniversitetet. I love to take pictures.