WordPress comments spam is a big problem, but how can we stop, ban, block spam comments before they hit our WordPress blogs. There are many ways you can block, ban spammers from your blog. WordPress has got many plugins for this as well. Spammers hit blog using auto bot softwares and spam comments inwhich they through a lot of spammy URLs, links, irrelevant text. If you are able to block spam, you can significantly save bandwidth and do more instead of deleting all the spam you get accumulated daily in your moderation queue. Here are possible ways to block and combating spam.
I have been spreading my word about what I have been doing to cope with the problem of comments spamming in blogs. This update took bit of a time. My blog was also unavailable for couple of days back because of my last uncooperative attitude (Choose your host very carefully). Now when things are back to normal I am ready to share some fresh experiences. As you already might have noticed that there are a lot of plugins and online free tools for blocking comments spam .i.e. Spam Karma etc. I will share the method which has worked for me at my WordPress blogs.
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