[wp-hackers] WP and spam

Viper007Bond viper at viper007bond.com
Tue Mar 18 05:13:03 GMT 2008

I only run SK2 with the SK2 Akismet plugin (best of both worlds -- Akismet
helps tell SK2 what's spam). I get very little spam, especially when SK2
slaps older comments based on newer ones (hence the karma part).


SK2 also trims out old spam to clean up the DB.

On Mon, Mar 17, 2008 at 9:40 PM, Mr. Awesome <
theone.andonly.mr.awesome at gmail.com> wrote:

> Just curious, but, will there maybe be some type of better spam removal
> process with WP in future? I'm not sure what to do, or what COULD BE
> done to make things better... but here's what I'm dealing with now...
> I have the following anti-spam plugins installed and running.
> Bad Behavior 2.0.13
> CJD Spam Nuke 1.5.3
> Spam Karma 2 2.3 rc4 (plus Akismet)
> Here's what's going on...Every day, I'm getting spam caught in the
> Manage > Spam section. This of course, being the CJD Spam Nuke plugin...
> Without this, the spam would just build up in the database, making the
> database huge .. if I didn't have that plugin...
> Is there SOME way, that these spams caught in the Manage > Spam section,
> could be added to some sort of spam ip address database or whatever...
> to give spammers a blockage or bad script page or denied access of some
> sort, using one of the Bad Behavior / Spam Karma + Akismet plugins?
> Like maybe, whatever spams get stuck in the CJD Spam control section..
> add them to a database of some sort, then one of the other plugins give
> a blockage to them so there's no way they could spam a persons blog
> again... I know this might sound confusing... but it's a shame that
> these spams end up in the database piling up, making the database grow
> in size, because WP doesn't know how to remove it automatically or block
> them from even making spam on the blog...
> I'm not sure if these spams are missed by the other two plugins, or
> what. But it sure gets tiresome having to go there to delete spams all
> the time. Yet, it shouldn't be building up in the database either if I
> didn't have that plugin there to use...
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