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Referrer Spam 2

Unfortunally the referrer spam plugin didn’t work, or I couldn’t get it to work correctly. So I’m now testing out referrer karma. Hopefully that works better. Now comes the hard part. It seems that referrer karma automatically blacklists anyone who referrers people to often and aren’t on my white list. So I need to check […]

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Take that referrer spam.

Now I’m not exactly sure how referrer spam works, but I don’t seem to like it. I keep getting hits from sites that aren’t linking to me legitly and are doing nothing but filling my stats with crap. Now I have a chance to defend myself. I just found a referrer bouncer plug-for WordPress and […]

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Register to Comment : Updated 2

I didn’t really want to do it, but I had to. You now have to register to post a comment. The good news is that to register, you just have to fill out two form fields. Name & Email. Now I’m not going to do anything with your email address so don’t worry about that. […]

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WordPress 1.5 Coming Soon

WordPress 1.5 is now out and I’ve been playing around with it all day on another site. There is a much nicer default theme and some other nice advancements along with a few things that just don’t look right. This blog will be upgrading in the next week or so and I’m not sure what […]

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New Anti-Spam Feature

It seems that whenever I find an anti-spam technique someone gets around it. I just need to figure out how they are doing it then I can stop it. So first off, I’ve added more spam words to the list. This means that if your comment comes with a spam word it in it won’t […]

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Spam. The ongoing battle.

The one downside to WordPress I’ve found so far is the spam issue. Whether it’s in the comments or now in the trackbacks. However, this is a small price to pay for WordPress and there are workarounds. I think I’ve stopped the comment spam by adding the ‘preview’ button to the comments. This involves a […]

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