[resolved] New spam appearing on particular post (5 posts)

  1. jkshay
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I've had Anti-Spam implemented for a few weeks on my site, and it has been working wonderfully. I even posted an article about how simple and effective the plug-in is.

    Recently I've begun to receive numerous (eight in the past few days) spam messages - but only on a particular post on my blog. I've got my site set to require moderation of all comments, so they're never appearing on my site as I mark them as spam, but I'd like to know if there is anything that can be done to prevent this.

    I'm not certain these spam messages are added by a bot, but they certainly have a look that leads me to believe they are.

    What kind of information might I be able to provide to help assist in resolving this issue?

    Please advise.


  2. webvitalii
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    Please send me that comments via feedback form.

    Submit please: IP, email, URL and message.

  3. webvitalii
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    I updated Anti-spam plugin and make protection a little bit more complicated.
    Please update the plugin on your site and let me know if you will receive new spam after plugin update.

  4. webvitalii
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    Users does not use trackbacks. But spammers does. But users use pingbacks. Spammers cannot use pingbacks because backlinks are checked.

    I think I solve the problem of spam in trackbacks. I just disabled trackbacks :)

    Pingbacks are enabled and IMHO it is enough for connection between different sites.

  5. jkshay
    Posted 3 years ago #


    I want to thank you for your prompt replies to my queries and the expeditious manner with which you produced both versions 1.4 and 1.5 of your plug-in.

    I've implemented 1.5 on my site and updated my article accordingly.

    Again - THANK YOU.

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