Build Your Own Business Website header image

Using Comments

How to Identify and Deal With Spam Comments

Difficulty Level -

Filed Under Topics - , ,

Listed Under Lesson Subjects - ,

In this session we discuss how to identify spam comments on your website and how to deal with them. You can identify spam comments by looking at the name and website link that they use. Some of these comments appear to be compliments but they are just intended to use your website to get backlinks

Do you Display Pingbacks in Comment Areas?

Difficulty Level -

Filed Under Topics - , ,

Listed Under Lesson Subjects -

A member wonders if it is good practice to display pingbacks in the comment section of a post. I explain the purpose for pingbacks and discuss how they are created. I show how to configure WordPress to either allow pingbacks or to ignore them. Personally I believe that they interfere with discussion so I don’t