We all want people to read our blogs; if we didn't, we'd probably keep them private. A lot of bloggers will, at least at some point, look for ways to promote their blog, whether that be to grow community connections or for other reasons. But there always seems to be a few people who really get… Continue reading Where’s the Line Between Blog Promotion and Being Spammy?
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
geralt on Pixabay From what I understand, the goal of mass spam comments is to get people to click on their links. The comments are written to try to convince spam detectors that they're legit comments rather than spam. Wordpress uses Akismet as a spam filter. If you haven't stumbled across your comment spam inbox… Continue reading Comment Spam Comedy Corner