Word Press Spam Fighter Suddenly Failing (5 posts)

  1. ColourDreamer
    Posted 9 years ago #

    I have a brilliant spammer attacking me.

    I added one of his domains from his e-mail adress to the blacklist, yet I get tons of comments with it to moderate. I even get a few that make it live on my site, without having a post previously approved!

    What is going on? I suppose mostly I'm trying to alert the staff of flaws. But I'm also wondering if this is happening at other blogs.

  2. Mark (podz)
    Support Maven
    Posted 9 years ago #

    What anti-spam plugins are you using ?
    What others have you tried ?

  3. steve_lewis
    Posted 9 years ago #

  4. ColourDreamer
    Posted 9 years ago #

    I'm using the 3 strikes one. It seems that within Word Press, when I mark something as spam, nothing "learns" from it. I can get a comment go to moderation again that has the same e-mail address or something.

  5. James Huff
    Volunteer Moderator
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Marking the comments as [spam] only holds the comments in your database in preparation for an upcoming feature.

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