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Trackbacks -how do I stop the spam – 45 an hour.

  • keeperbay
    Member

    @keeperbay

    How do you stop the Trackback spam??
    Some jerk is doing 45 an hour, rotating his IP.
    What is the point? Can the stupid trackback/pinkback thing be removed? How do I stop it?

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  • You can remove the feature in settings, discussions I believe it is. Or perhaps activate Akismet

    Pioneer Web Design
    Participant

    @swansonphotos

    Yes.

    Admin Dashboard>Settings>Discussion>’Default article settings’>uncheck ‘Allow link notifications from other blogs (pingbacks and trackbacks)’>save.

    Then,

    Admin Dashboard>Comments>’Show all comment types’ pull down menu>Select Pings>Click ‘Filter’ button>(Use ‘Bulk action’ if desired here and see screen options to list many at once) ‘Mark as Spam’ as desired>delete spam comments

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