Tutorial: Managing Comments and Blocking Spam

block spamNo one likes getting spam. And if you have comments enabled without a spamblocker, you will get lots of it!

Here is a brief guide on how to use Akismet by Automattic, Inc. (the makers of WordPress) to get rid of it:

What if you disable comments on your blog posts, do you still need Akismet?

Good question! Akismet also blocks spam on contact forms. So it’s a good idea to keep it running whether or not you allow comments on posts or pages.

Here is a video tutorial that guides you through managing your comments:

That’s it!
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