WordPress 102: 6 Things to Look for in Order to Determine if a Comment is a Spam Comment

Welcome to “WordPress 102.” This is an intermediate level blog series that is helpful to WordPress users.

We cover topics such as:

  • Guest-blogging
  • Adding users to your blog
  • Where to get free photos
  • Responding to negative comments
  • And more!

Please feel free to leave your questions and comments below (or more privately here). I look forward to talking with you!


As you may or may not know, I am a fanatic when it comes to comments and responding to them. Although this post is almost two years old, I thought it relevant considering we still receive spam comments. So here are some techniques that I use to separate the spammers from the real.

1. Check the website and username linked to the comment:

This is perhaps one of the most influential deciding factors for approving/un-approving comments. I find that most of the time, a spammer’s website leads to

Source: 6 Things to Look for in Order to Determine if a Comment is a Spam Comment

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Previously: What is Guest Blogging? And Why it Benefits Both Parties

Next Time:Where to Get Awesome Photos for Your Blog FREE

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