Another good article from KISSmetrics with his usual detailed and comprehensive style. SPAM is something with which we all deal. WordPress’s help with their prescreening engine is good, but after the bulk of spam is trashed by WordPress, you are still left with the daily task of moderating the remainder. I try to also moderate this remainder to include care of those commenters whose first language is not English. Our content is currently serving 103 countries. After all is said and done, you finally accept nothing is a perfect resolution of this issue.
Excerpt: If you own a blog, chances are you have encountered a little – or a lot – of spam. The more popular your blog becomes, the more spam it is likely to get. And there is nothing more frustrating than having to spend a lot of time moderating your comments to determine which ones are spam and which ones are legit.
In today’s post, we’re going to look at:
How to identify spam.
If third-party comment systems control spam.
Settings and plugins you can use in the base WordPress comment system to help moderate spam.
Read full article via How to Identify and Control Blog Comment Spam on WordPress. From KISSmetrics