Problem with Spam Comments

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  1. ContentWriter

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    We all know that comments on our blogs are good, but we still can't help but receive spam comments. I was thinking of blocking the IPs of those who send spam. For now, the comments are set to ask for my approval first so that I could delete them manually.

    How do you minimize spam comments?
     
  2. SEO FOX

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    Try this - Anti-Spam by CleanTalk

    Good plugin to avoid spam comments



     
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  3. blogzandstuff

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    This is the most popular
    https://wordpress.org/plugins/akismet/
     
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  4. Festinger

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  5. Hma

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    Use difficult captcha to spam protection. Free plugin cannot do it!
     
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  6. wblteam

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    Another alternative solution is bulk delete pending comments. You just approve the solid and real comments. Rest other keeps in pending.
    Then run the plugin and choose the option from status. I do myself once a month.

    Plugin: https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-bulk-delete/
     
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    Akismet is The Best.I Am Using It On My Blog.
     
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  8. LarryBerry

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    +1 for Akismet. I am using from last 4 years and it solves all the problem and it is free also
     
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    Akismet is an awesome choice
     
  10. superbrain

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    For minimizing spam comments even my suggestion for you was Akismet because im using the same..
     
  11. iwebsocial

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    I am using the askimet plugin for my blog. It helps to fight spam comments to some extent. However, I would prefer to use a comment system like Disqus to prevent spam comments and it is very effective.
     
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    tried discus?
     
  13. Jacob-uk

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    Use Plugin
     
  14. blogzandstuff

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    Brilliant, can see you really want to add to the discussion lol!
     
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  15. sportsmen

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    I would suggest to implement your own protection algorithm. It's not that difficult.
     
  16. moonlighsunligh

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    Pretty much an anti spam plugin will do. Especially the ones with captcha.
     
  17. ContentWriter

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    Thank you for your suggestion. I will look into this Akismet.
     
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    You could allow only comments through facebook to block most spam.
     
  19. onlive-server

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    you should use Akismet and wordfence security. its tested plugin .