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does wordpress send out emails to you often?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by jammy, Mar 11, 2009.

  1. jammy

    jammy Junior Member

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    hi guys , i have wordpress and cc installed on my site at 000webh0st.c0m
    which has now been suspended .

    the site said that the account had been suspended for sending out mass
    emails .

    i actually received a lot of emails from my site whenever a question was asked
    or a comment was posted automatically .

    My question is , is there a possibility that some one could have got into
    my account to spam emails out ,

    or is it that i configured wordpress the wrong
    way .

    Do you all also get emails coming into your inbox from your site
    where you installed cc and wordpress ?

    thanks for the co-operation.:)
     
  2. nonhacker

    nonhacker Regular Member

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    I get emails from CC when a comment have been make. but when I delete my email adress out of WP then I dont.

    and depending on how many posts you have schedules then depends on how many emails you get.

    However

    these emails are sent to you.
    So I am guessing that 000webh0st.c0m doesnt like you using there bandwidth as 000webh0st.c0m is a free hosting..

    Get some hosting by hostgagtor or something like that

    or turn off all the emails sent to you by any plugin you have.

    So it is really CC that causes this (via WP)
     
  3. alcoholic

    alcoholic Junior Member

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    i dont get any emaills off wordpress apart from thx for signing up lol, im sure there a button to turn it off even if they do send you emaills
     
  4. FreeTheTV

    FreeTheTV BANNED BANNED

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    This could be solved by not sending out mass emails. Try to find a way to use Blogger to your advantage, instead of Wordpress.
     
  5. nonhacker

    nonhacker Regular Member

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    It is not Wordpress.org itself sending you emails. it is you own installtion that is doing it..

    Wordpress is good and you can control it better than blogger. WP allows more plug ins etc..
    So if you can use a WP installation on your own hosting

    NOTE. One reason why you could be getting a lot of emails is when a comment is made on your WP blog.
    to stop this go to

    Dashboard -- > Options -- > Discussion.

    Scroll down to

    E-mail me whenever:

    * Anyone posts a comment
    * A comment is held for moderation

    Take the ticks out and hopefully you will NOT get any emails.

    Hope this helps
     
    Last edited: Mar 11, 2009