How to block spam on a wordpress Blog

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To help stop spam activate the Akismet plugin.

  1. Login to your wordpress blog
  2. On the right hand side there is a pugin button, click it
  3. Activate Akismet plugin (download here if its not all ready installed)
  4. Get a Wordpress API key (its free)
  5. Set the Wordpress API key in the Akismet settings page.

99.98 % of spam will automatically be rejected. You should check the spam folder every once in a while to remove false positives.

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