This plugin hasn’t been tested with the latest 3 major releases of WordPress. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

Really Simple Comment Validation


Many spammers bypass the comment form and send requests to the WordPress backend directly. This plugin creates a “nonce” field for your comment form, similar to the ones used in the administration backend.


RSCV not working? Use the following steps to try and solve the problem.

  1. Make sure <?php do_action('comment_form'); ?> is in your template’s comments.php, inside the <form> tags.
  2. Still not working? Ask on the forums.


  1. Upload rscv/ to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress


How do I use this plugin?

Simply activate the plugin and it will get to work straight away. You don’t have to do anything else.

Contributors & Developers

“Really Simple Comment Validation” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.