Tag Archives: wordpress

Stop Comment Spam

A while ago I posted some PHP code that helps block spam from known IP address by redirecting them to another page.  Check out the original post here: http://cal.freeshell.org/2010/01/spam-prevention/ Since then I have updated the script to include logging functionality. … Continue reading

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Anti-Spam Script Updated

Recently I’ve been getting some spam form “banned” IPs. Turns out the PHP script I posted was only blocking the first and last IP address in my list. Well, I updated it and it works for the whole list now. … Continue reading

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Spammer Prevention

I’ve had a rash of spam comments from a specific IP address. To solve this I’m using three things. Comment Blacklist. This is a function of Worpress that filters comments and marks them as spam. It’s in Discussion under Settings … Continue reading

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IP Logger Plugin Doesn’t Work With WordPress 2.9

Just as the title says the IP Logger plugin does not work with WordPress Version 2.9. This plugin is the reason my site was down for half the day. We’re back though! IP Logger

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