G.A.S.P. , GrowMap Anti-Spambot Plugin, is a WordPress plugin that takes a different approach to spam filtering than Akismet does, which is the anti-spam plugin used by most WordPress bloggers. Instead of analyzing the content of each comment as well as having a giant database with information about which URL’s, IP’s etc. to mark as … Read more →
WordPress has garnered much love from the blog community for its ease of installation, ease of configuration, and ease of modification. Many sites are even starting to use it as a content-management system (CMS) to drive the entire site, not just the blog or news portions. The power of WordPress really shines when you begin … Read more →
A few days ago I wrote about the first comment spam that I received from this Dr. Ann Voisin person, a message that is most likely automated and simply abusing the name of the real Dr. Ann Voisin from Linda Christas College. Click here to read that post: Akismet Blocking Your Blog? No Way, Just a SPAM Trick!
I already did one post on SPAM today (read it here: Bloody Sexual Twitter DM’s. Go Away!), so I might as well continue in that track with another SPAM related post for WordPress. As a blogger, getting SPAM comments is to be expected and it happens every day for most blogs, several times a day … Read more →