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WP Anti Spam Solution

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by mortazavi71, Aug 28, 2012.

  1. mortazavi71

    mortazavi71 Newbie

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    I use SI Captcha Anti Spam in WordPress to avoid comment spamming, but I still receive lots of automated comments from bots everyday, although the difficulty level is high.
    Do you know any free anti spam solution for WP ?!
     
  2. Zak_A

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  3. SmartMan

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    Are you sure that akismet plugin is enabled on your blog?

    And no matter if your answer to ^ this question is Yes/No, Following plugin will help you to keep the spammers completely of the bay.

    Code:
    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/stop-spammer-registrations-plugin/
     
  4. mortazavi71

    mortazavi71 Newbie

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    Akismet requires an API Key which is not free to obtain...
    The Stop Spammer Registrations Plugin seems promising... Should I use it along side SI Captcha or alone ?!
     
  5. SmartMan

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    All you need in order to activate Akismet plugin, is to get API key from WordPress.com.

    Have a look at this page and create an account in wordpress.com. Your API key will be emailed to you which you've to insert/update in Akismet plugin.

    Code:
    http://en.wordpress.com/api-keys/
    Also you don't have to keep multiple security plugins activated at the same time. It will simply slow down your site loading speed. A single plugin like SFS itself is more than enough to block spammers.
     
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  6. HOmERCIdAL

    HOmERCIdAL Regular Member

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    Really? I have a key and it cost me heehaw?
     
  7. mortazavi71

    mortazavi71 Newbie

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    Can I use the API key from wordpress site in all my WP installations or should I get separate ones for each self hosted WP ?! Does it have any limitations ?
     
  8. SmartMan

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    You can use a Single wordpress.com API on all your websites. There's no limitations as far as I know.
     
  9. jamal.k

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    "Spam Free Wordpress" is 100% efficient against bots, doesn't need an API key, is easy to install, and free.

    I can't post links, so just Google it.
     
  10. seoguy81

    seoguy81 Power Member

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    Really? https://akismet.com/signup/ and move the slider to $0.00 to get the key free of cost. Its one of the best tools to stop automated spam comments.