Support » Plugin: Akismet » Increasingly missing obvious spam
4 years ago
Aksimet is increasingly missing obvious spam – even from spammers it previously caught. Why?
My average monthly missed spam was 2 – over a period of several years use of Akismet.
Now, this month the missed spam is a whopping 28.
Why is Akismet suddenly going wrong? It works – but badly…!
3 years, 10 months ago
Any luck on this? I just had a huge increase in spam comments missed, on both my blogs, this month .. I’m already at over 100 missed spam on one of them, when a typical #, for a whole month, is less than 3.
We’re seeing this increasingly on a number of our client sites. Any word on what might be happening or when we might get a fix?
Are you marking these as spam yourself? There are no issues with Akismet that I am aware of.
We are going through and marking them all as spam as they arrive, to little avail against incoming ones.
Some of our sites having this problem are:
Akismet is not 100% effective. No plugin could be. Try also installing http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/cookies-for-comments/