Unsolicited messages (spam), especially advertising, as well as sending messages repeatedly on the same site, disruptive online messages, especially commercial messages posted on a computer network or sent as email.

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comments are going to spam

Why all wordpress comments are going to spam? I didn't installed any plugins to protect blog from comment and trackback spam. Please help me to find a solution.
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How can I prevent wordpress from sending emails

I would like to stop all email functionality in my wordpress installation. Is this possible with a global flag? or maybe by forbidding this installation to use the php mail function at all in ...
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Getting thousands of registration spam

We have tried the range of Captcha options, and now have Facebook Connect with Akismet installed as a constant, but still can't stop thousands of spam registrations from attacking our WordPress site. ...
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Registration preventing “penicillin” word?

This is the strangest problem I've experienced yet in web development. I'm using BuddyPress, but I'm not sure if this is a Buddypress or Wordpress issue. If you try and sign up for an account at the ...
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404 Page when emptying spam or deleting a plugin

I have recently had a website migrated by my host over to a new server within the same network. I have now noticed that within the WordPress dashboard, if I try and do any of the following... Empty ...
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How do spam users register while I've only enabled registration by Gmail via Janrain?

In wp-login.php?action=register, I've disabled text fields (sorry this web site is in Japanese only but hope you can see that there's no text field) and enabled registration only via social login by ...
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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 ...
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Adding a “Report the post” button/form?

I have a user-generated-content website with WP. I would like to allow the readers to notify me of posts that should be taken down. I need to: add a button to the end of each posts, that when ...
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make classified ads as a spam?

i have tried to make classified as a spam. i am using another wordpress classified ads plugin(AWPCP),i have put front-end side button in browse ads page to move ads spam. so,suggest me any plugin or ...
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Automated spam being caught in 2 posts. Can this be used to help get rid of spam on everyone's sites?

I don't know why but I have two old posts that seem to be attracting spam from some automated system or bot. It doesn't bother me but is there a way to use this data to try and help reduce spam on ...
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Emails not getting delivered to Hotmail addresses

Recently Hotmail users are unable to receive their password email when they register or use the "Forgot my password" link to get a reset link emailed to them. So far this is only a problem for hotmail....
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Prevent incoming $_GET requests

I used to have an old RSS feed setup on one of my sites, but have since removed it - due to the number of users accessing it. For whatever reason the number of hits to the RSS feed has brought down my ...
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Adding Recaptcha to comment form Wordpress

I tried to add google Recaptcha to my comment form (website platform = wordpress) and I don't get it work. I followed this tutorial which explain step-by-step how to do it... I followed all the steps ...
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Block host access via theme files?

so I have been reading up on analytics spam and have been looking for a way of dealing with it across multiple wordpress sites I run. The best solution seems to be to block the hostname via my ...
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Hold a comment in the queue if it contains [X] or more links

I don't understand this option. The English version of the description says: Hold a comment in the queue if it contains [X] or more links The German version says: Einen Kommentar in die ...
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Contact form spam, without form?

I previously had a contact page with the theme built-in contact form. I received a lot of spam with that form, and one day I had to change it to add functionalities (upload to google docs) and I ...