Tag Archives | Comment-Spam

Combating Spam – Disable Trackbacks for Older Posts in WordPress

I’ve been inundated with spam recently, up till the point I’ve had to install some stupid maths plug-in to annoy people try and stop it. The main problem is not the spam, as it all ends up in Akismet, it’s very accurate..the problem is when there is false positives and real comments end up in […]

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Did Your Coppermine Gallery (CPG) Get Spammed? Eww Spam..

Mine did, really it sucks! Anyway if yours did too, you can get rid of all the spam in a few seconds, go to your control panel or however you get to phpMyAdmin on your server (or command line MySQL interface), whichever you are comfortable with and run this SQL statement: DELETE FROM `cpgXXX_comments` WHERE […]

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Referal Spam and Comment Spam & Site Updates

Ok so I finally got around to doing all the things I meant to do for a long time… I also added the latest comments plugin on the index page, which although it’s totally useless, it’s pretty neat anyway. The latest problem I’ve been having is with Referal Spam and Comment Spam. For those that […]

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