Akismet is a comment spam filtering service. Akismet catches blog comment and pingback spam using their algorithms. This algorithm learns from its mistakes and from the actions taken by participating websites. Every WordPress installation comes with two plugins pre-installed. One of them is Akismet. Even though Akismet comes pre-installed, it […]

Akismet Spam Filtering WordPress Plugin

By default, all WordPress posts and pages support comments. Just below your post or page you will see “Leave a Reply” and some boxes to enter information. You can pick and choose which content allows comments, on a post-by-post or page-by-page basis. You can turn off comments for an individual […]

WordPress Comments

You can disallow HTML code in WordPress comments by adding the following code to the child theme’s functions.php file anywhere after the first line. WordPress will strip out any HTML tags and disable the linking capability of web addresses. This helps to increase the security of your site. It’s optional. […]

HTML in Comments