Quite some time passed, since I really looked into the code for ironing out bugs and added features, but honestly – there is no need to do much, as the plugin works pretty smooth. But nevertheless I did some changes to get some more usability out of my plugin. The changes are as follows: Drop the Stats page […]
WP-BlackCheck 2.7.1 is out – it’s mostly a bump to satisfy the next WordPress version. The Changes so far: Stop messing around with Akismet stats – Who used that anyways? Opening all of the options at the settings panels – It was plain annoying to set things up the old way
Today I had to upgrade my PHP version to 5.5 as version 5.4 is getting older. So there will be some small problems with some services here as I have to adapt some of the code pieces used. Sorry for the inconvenience during the update.
Where does the spam come from?
My Blacklist is doing fine since about quite some time and I was expiring ancient spam adresses. So after having a clean list again, it’s time to have a look at the stats – in other words, where does the spam come from. The Top 10 comment spam countries: Country Adresses listed United States 12717 China 8857 Brazil […]
WP-BlackCheck 2.7.0 is ready for you
The new WP-BlackCheck Version is ready. That’s the changes so far: Implement redirection of spammers (i.e. send them to the fbi website) Implement comment hash checking for repeated spam Increase HTTP Timeout for Web-Requests to avoid some server problems Comment hashes might take a while to start living as the database needs to be populated.
Thinking about comment spam again
It’s a fact that I don’t have much spam here since WP-BlackCheck pretty much kills it all, but as I am just one user among many out there, I’d like to know if I miss some kind of spam on your end or which bugs you found to be able to fix them. Any wishes for the next […]