Anti-spam plugin from Automattic.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

4
votes
2answers
271 views

A spam bot loves me, what can I do?

I'm receiving many many spam comments using the same username and I guess it is a bot that keeps on submitting comments. In one week I get around 100 such comments (which is quite a lot for my small ...
4
votes
3answers
106 views

How to deal with small scale comment spam on small commercial sites?

When I've built a few sites for small businesses in the past, I've historically been able to do without anti-spam measures. I now have several sites which get maybe between 5 and 20 spam comments a ...
2
votes
2answers
228 views

How to spam-filter a custom content type with the Akismet plugin?

I have several inputboxes and no textareas in my custom content type. Can I use Akismet that comes with WP for that? If I can, how to do that? E.g. If I have 5 inputboxes like: name, address, city, ...
2
votes
1answer
152 views

Why do I get email notifications about comments that Wordpress has already determined are spam?

I have a wordpress.org blog that I host on my own site. I have the Akismet plugin installed, and in general I keep both up-to-date (e.g. at the moment, Akismet is at version 2.5.7, and Wordpress at ...
2
votes
2answers
166 views

Akismet plugin is deleting spam despite preferences

Curiously, Akismet is deleting old spam comments after a period of time (I'm guessing within a week). This box is NOT checked: Auto-delete spam submitted on posts more than a month old. I've ...
2
votes
1answer
118 views

Does Akismet plugin expose any hooks, functions, class that can work with custom code?

I have custom code that handles comment insertions using wp_insert_comment. Does Akismet plugin expose any hooks, functions, class that can work with the same and possibly elsewhere where custom forms ...
1
vote
1answer
415 views

Check spam in custom form - akismet

I have a plugin that has input form, I have decided to check submitted data with akismet. I do have API key, WP comments are filtered correctly... here is, what I found: ...
1
vote
0answers
75 views

Why does akismet prevent jetpack comments from appearing in my moderation queue?

On the blog I run, when I have Akismet activated, it somehow prevents comments posted via Jetpack from appearing in the moderation queue. I know it's Akismet because I have disabled every plugin but ...
0
votes
1answer
41 views

What do comments with […] mean?

I get a bunch of comments that simply repeat the title with '[...]'. ie: [...] Some cool post title [...] Is this spam or is wordpress doing something wrong? I have the akismet plugin enabled.
0
votes
1answer
19 views

Batch approve comments

Akismet went crazy and sent several hundred comments to spam. Right now, I have to manually mark each comment as "Not Spam" and then manually move all of them from Pending to Approved. Any way to do ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

selectively disable akismet

I need to disable Akismet for comments written by one of my registered users, since there is a problem that when such plugin is enabled they do not appear. I have some familiarity with php but I am ...
0
votes
1answer
88 views

Auto-deleting comments that trigger the blacklist

By default, the WP 'blacklist' feature finds comments containing the blacklisted string and moves them to the spam folder. What I am trying to do is change it so that instead of going to spam, the ...
0
votes
1answer
76 views

Activate Akismet on installation with akismet key

I want Akismet to be activated by default on installation with my Akismet API key. I am making my own distribution that I will use on my own sites and I want the plugin and key to already be activated ...
0
votes
1answer
464 views

Auto block ALL IP's indicated by Akismet?

I'm thinking of blocking all IP adresses indicated by Akismet as containing spam. Something like cronning select distinct wp_comments.comment_author_IP FROM `wp_commentmeta` JOIN `wp_comments` WHERE ...