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joiaco says

Ever since i joined Behance i have been getting a whole lot of nonsensical spam comments on my blog from jewellery and shoe sites! Is this normal? I don’t really want to keep a blog anymore anyway but i’m curious how this happens.

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ShermanJackson says

I get spam comments here on GR too…!!

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ToivoMedia says

I feel like I’m missing out, I don’t get any spam related to my design work :(

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chrisatlemon says

What blog software using? I assume WordPress? There are some good antispam plug-ins and you just need to do some cleaning from time to time. There is no way around spam.

I’ve set up quite a few WordPress blogs in my time and even hidden test blogs which have never been made public or linked to from anywhere get a good share of spam comments.

Cheers

Chris

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joiaco says

What blog software using? I assume WordPress? There are some good antispam plug-ins and you just need to do some cleaning from time to time. There is no way around spam.

I’ve set up quite a few WordPress blogs in my time and even hidden test blogs which have never been made public or linked to from anywhere get a good share of spam comments.

Cheers

Chris

Oh well, at least i know its a common problem. I just wish there was some intelligence in what is posted :)

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quickandeasy Volunteer moderator says

Install Askimet – free from Wordpress – your problems will end, pretty much.

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