Is Akismet losing it’s spam filtering power?

Are you seeing a massive increase in comment spam recently? Akismet, the spam filtering plugin for WordPress, has been the savior of bloggers since its release. However, it seems like the spammers have figured a way around the plugin. I’ve seen the number of comment spam that gets by the filter increase from one a week to a dozen a day.

Luckily, the cure is easy. If you are having a problem with comment spam, simply upgrade your version of Akismet. I’m now on version 2.0.2 and the comment spam is gone to the bad place it belongs.

Published by Ted

Accessibility is more than making sure images have alternate text. I work with engineers, product managers, and designers to understand how accessibility impacts the users, set realistic deadlines, and create the solutions to provide a delightful experience to all users, regardless of their physical, sensory, or cognitive ability.

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