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Why Is WordPress Eating Comments?

The title of this post is very much a rhetorical question, because I have no idea. Rory of A Guy Called Bloke wrote about this earlier this week in I Am Textless, and I decided to chime in with my own two cents about WordPress behaving badly. Can't comment at all This has happened on… Continue reading Why Is WordPress Eating Comments?

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Managing Blog Spam

geralt on Pixabay Spam is inevitable in the online world.  Some spam detection algorithms are better than others, but none of them are perfect.  Any spam filter, including filters for blogs, has to find a balance between making sure spam is caught and making sure legit messages get through. WordPress's spam filter is called Akismet. … Continue reading Managing Blog Spam

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Blog Comments and Censorship

Image by Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay Recently a blogger left a comment on my post A grumpy guide to blogging etiquette regarding my statement that if someone leaves a comment on your post that disturbs you, you should go right ahead and delete it.  This blogger said that deleting comments that went against your point of view was censorship. … Continue reading Blog Comments and Censorship