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Akismet isn’t working

We get a fair amount of traffic over at FOSSwire. Like most of the WordPress installations I have a connection with, we have an Akismet installation running there to deal with comment spam.

To its credit, it’s pretty good, but recently I’ve been having to manually clean up a load of trackback spam that’s getting past the filter. It’s a real pain and irritates me immensely. Usually Akismet works so well…

Maybe it’s worth installing an additional spam comment solution such as Bad Behaviour. I really don’t know. Anyone else had any success with any other anti-spam solutions?

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One Comment

  1. Huw wrote:

    GizBuzz and personal blog have been having same issues.

    Rechecking the moderation queue for spam worked, so presumably Akismet was just down…

    Friday, June 8, 2007 at 09:38 | Permalink | Using Mozilla Firefox Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.4 on Windows Windows XP

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