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Akismet is sending false positive emails (2 posts)

  1. ladycrow
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Generally, I only get an email from Akismet when it's really unsure of a spam comment and sends it to the "Pending" queue (usually these turn out not to be spam) but lately I've been getting dozens every day, for each of my blogs. Yet, when I sign in, Akismet has already correctly marked these as spam and there are no pending comments.

    It's like I'm getting false positive with the e-mails. Has anyone else experienced this?

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/akismet/

  2. Joseph Scott
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    If you look at the History for those comments, does that give any clue as to what happened?

    What I'm wonder is, was your WP install not able to reach akismet.com to check the comment properly for spam.

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