How to Prevent Spam and Protect Your WordPress Blog

How to Prevent Spam and Protect Your WordPress Blog

Your comments section gives you a convenient way to engage with your website’s readers. Unfortunately, opening your website up to comments means you will have to deal with spam. Unless you are the type of blogger who doesn't solicit feedback via comments and trackbacks/pingbacks, you will have to deal with it at some point or another. But the question is, how?…

WordPress Site Maintenance: A What You Need to Know Guide

WordPress Site Maintenance: A What You Need to Know Guide

WordPress is one among the greatest machines that ushered in a new era in publishing. It gives you endless opportunities to market -or- tell your story, to a world of readers. It's a great machine, oh yeah it is, but like all great machines, it requires oiling now and then. See how you're supposed to take your favorite set of…

Top 10 WordPress Profanity Filters and Spam Blocking Plugins

Top 10 WordPress Profanity Filters and Spam Blocking Plugins

Spam and profanity are a big problem for anyone with a WordPress site. Whether yours is a simple website with a few pages or a multi-user platform that hosts tons of user-generated content, you need to be wary of profanity and spammers for two major reasons: Profanity will scare away prospects leaving you with a thinner bank balance. Spammers will…