10 Tips Make Anti-spam Free WordPress Blog

10 tips for anti-spam WordPress

Spammers never short of ideas, know perfectly to take advantage of blogging platforms. A spammer will use your blog, wordpress in this post, as a relay platform of his message by posting comments or polluting your RSS.

The problem actually happens when your blog becomes a little bit known because it will make you face a lot of treatment manuals, if you limit yourself to using a plugin like Akismet. Spam a blog does not pass solely by posting comments. No, they can also steal your content, a real wound.

With these 10 tips and WordPress plugins to prevent all forms of spam on your WordPress blog, you will be able to deal with most scenarios.

Never tired, spammers innovate constantly, And i am  sure your comments will help us to catch up on the subject;)

10 Tips Make Anti-spam Free WordPress Blog

1. Install Akismet

Install Akismet is the most simple step that everyone puts in place to prevent spam on their WordPress blog. Akismet comes with WordPress by default, it must be recognized that it. Its two version free and paid almost free work fine so you use free version.

Does a very good job when it comes to intercept spam. For most bloggers, install Akismet and your spam problems will be solved. The problem is where this well stop spam being posted, but it does not prevent the heart of the problem. It is the purpose of this post with the following points. We’ll start to see some pretty simple methods and then we will see how to prevent spammers from using your site.


reCAPTCHA, if you follow some news, you always know the car … reCAPTCHA has been bought by Google. Even if you do not follow the news every day, you probably already seen the reCAPTCHA wp-logo-vs plugin on sites like Facebook, Twitter and StumbleUpon. This plugin does not just randomly generate a CAPTCHA (a picture containing letters and numbers written in such a way that only a human gets to read it … and again;). No, reCATPCHA uses him after words from old books. And yes, the reCAPTCHA company is primarily a business … Book Scan! So every time you enter a reCAPTCHA help you to digitize in-url books. An idea that I find extremely innovative as they have been able to offer a service that was not in their heart of daily activity, it also helps explain why reCAPTCHA is now up to the giant green foot.

reCAPTCHA, a win-win model?

This is fine, but maybe Are you saying you are good, if it’s me who says what is meant by the words displayed, so I can write anything? It will not stop spam bot that! The answer is very simple, reCAPTCHA offers two words, one that is known to the system, the other not.

The installation of this plugin is easy. You just have to look WP-reCAPTCHA and click install. For reCAPTCHA works, you will have a key that you can get here. Once done, reCAPTCHA appear in comments. I personally do not use it … yet. I am trying to ask the question because of its acquisition by Google.

3. What is 1 + 1?

The second plugin will also allow us to fight against spam, it is the plugin ‘Math Comment Spam Protection’ in-url. Use this plugin will allow you to add a field with simple mathematical questions to validate a comment on your blog.
So how much is 1 + 1? 🙂

So how much is 1 + 1? 🙂

A clear and simple guide on how to install this plugin is available on their website, so we will not dwell on this point 🙂

4. Stop spam on your trackbacks

The plugin ‘Simple Trackback Validation’ checks if the IP address of the sender of the trackball is the IP address of the URL referred to by the trackball. This will significantly reduce the amount of spam on your trackball when spammers do not use bots running on pc zombies. As stated on page devoted to this plugin, it can also “find the page with the URL included in the trackball. If the page in question does not contain a link to your blog trackball will be considered spam. ”

Like the plugin ‘Math Comment Spam Protection’ read this excellent explanatory page on the installation-URL of this plugin.

5. Make your users login to post a comment

This probably will not be a good idea for most bloggers but at least ca stop spam! Activate the fact that a user must be registered and online to post a comment. This will result to stop spam in your comments, but also those of your visitors. Think about it!
user saves

Go to Settings> Discussion and enabled this option

Under the Settings section, click Discussion and check “user must be registered to post comments.”

 6. Ban spammers by IP address

Now that we have seen how to stop the display of all types of spam in wordpress through previous tips, we’ll see how simply deny access your site to spammers. We will use extensively .htaccess file for it, read this article to find out how to set up 301 redirects and thus see how the .htaccess file. Keep one golden rule in mind when we talk about the .htaccess file, make a copy!

In most cases, this trick you will not be useful because spammers often use an IP address spooffée. Yet it may well be that one day, an IP address bothers you and especially the code that follows serves to block all users from a particular IP address. To do this, insert the following code in your .htaccess file in the root of your blog, by adapting the second line based on the IP address you want to ban.

Order allow, deny
Deny from 100,100,100.
Allow from all

7. Banish massively IP address from spammers

With the previous tip, you have succeeded in blocking a spammer, bravo! Now, with the help of Perishable Press in-url, you can block hundreds of spammers. Jeff has compiled a number of blacklisted IP address, from which you can inspire you to create your .htaccess file. The newest of blacklists updates the ‘fourth generation’ is available here:

‘The Perishable Press 4G Blacklist’ in-url
‘4G Series: The Ultimate Referrer Blacklist, Featuring Over 8000 Banned Referrers’ in-url
‘4G Series: The Ultimate User-Agent Blacklist, Featuring Over 1200 Bad Bots’ in-url

8. Prohibit comments for “no referrer requests

The last tip in your .htaccess file to stop spam on your feedback is to prohibit a comment for “no referrer requests” en-url, in other words, if a comment is not from your site is prohibited. Make sure to change the line backwards to fit your blog:

Source – WordPress Recipes in-url.

9. Stop content theft

Spammers are not limited to spam your friends comments often they take advantage to steal your content. The trick behind you will stop spammers who steal your content through your RSS feed. Once you have found a site that steals your content through this, the first thing to do is to find the IP address of the site. A search of type ‘ping [site name, ie d insidedaweb .com]’ should give you good results. Once you know this, go to the website in question and find the RSS feed. Then open your .htaccess file and add the following lines

RewriteEngine on
RewriteCond% {HTTP_REFERER}! ^ $
RewriteCond% {HTTP_REFERER} ^ http: // (www.) Yourdomain.com /.*$ [NC]?
#RewriteRule (Gif | jpg) $ – [F].
RewriteRule. (Gif | jpg) $ http://www.yourdomain.com/advert.jpg [R, L]

Change the IP address line two by the site IP address that problem for you, and change the RSS feed link online by the three of said site.

Source – WPShout / Black Hat SEO in-url

10. Stop theft of your images by spammers

Now that we’ve stopped spammers who steal your content through your RSS son, it’s time to fight those who make a simple copy / paste your articles in their site. So yes, it is not technically possible to block them completely, but it will help you fight spammers.

When spammers copy / paste images directly your images in the Notes, then these images make calls to functions hotlinking wiki-icon on your web server. To avoid this, two solutions, either through digital watermarking your images, watermarking, either through your .htaccess file.

Start with the watermarking your images. A foolproof method is to proceed with watermarking your images before sending them on your web server. To digitally sign your images, nothing more simple, use a program like FastStone Photo Resizer in-url. FastStone Photo Resizer is a simple and free tool … who could ask for more? 🙂 I am against a far from knowing all other software in this area. If you also know in very good and free license, do benefit everyone. Another method is to apply a watermark on the fly. Install phpThumb in-url, insert a small piece of code that will resize your images on the fly and apply watermarks. Copy / Paste the following code in your functions.php file, having phpThumb drop in your theme folder. Download image as your digital watermarking and think to change the URL of thème.Vous can also change the size of the digital watermarking which is here 590.

<! -? php function ImageResizer ($ atts, $ content = null) { return ”; } add_shortcode (‘img’, ‘ImageResizer’); I need regular.>

Here’s how to do with the added piece of code, here’s how the process. Download image as usual and insert the URL of the image between [img] and [/ img].

Of course, we can always disable hotlinking adding the following piece of code, altering the three lines and five:

RewriteEngine on
RewriteCond% {HTTP_REFERER}! ^ $
RewriteCond% {HTTP_REFERER} ^ http: // (www.) Yourdomain.com /.*$ [NC]?
#RewriteRule (Gif | jpg) $ – [F].
RewriteRule. (Gif | jpg) $ http://www.yourdomain.com/advert.jpg [R, L]

This article helped us to realize that spam WordPress could take many forms, but it was not inevitable. With spam, you must never rest on your ears, share with us any tips for that we are all up to date on this topic;

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