Page no: P52
Page no: Plug52
WordPress plugin directory: Akismet
Author’s plugin page: Akismet page
Akismet checks your comments against the Akismet Web service to see if they look like spam or not and lets you review the spam it catches under your blog’s “Comments” admin screen.
Major features in Akismet include:
- Automatically checks all comments and filters out the ones that look like spam.
- Each comment has a status history, so you can easily see which comments were caught or cleared by Akismet and which were spammed or unspammed by a moderator.
- URLs are shown in the comment body to reveal hidden or misleading links.
- Moderators can see the number of approved comments for each user.
- A discard feature that outright blocks the worst spam, saving you disk space and speeding up your site.
Akismet in SNBCHF
We use it for protection for our spam comments. Akismet saves us more than 100,000 spam comments. The only settings which we can change are the strictness of protection.
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