By default all edits are published and get visible on your MediaWiki website. In this lesson you will learn about holding each and every edit for moderation so that users with specific rights would be able to approve or reject new edits.
You can enable moderation for moderating new BuddyPress members and fight spam bots. BuddyPress Registration Options is a free WordPress plugin that allows you to do so. Simply install and activate it. After activation you can manage all its options and features from its admin section.
You can encourage conversation, build strong reader community, get more comments and boost page views by IntenseDebate in your WordPress website. IntenseDebate is powerful, popular with more than four lakhs downloads and yet its free. You can download it from WordPress Plugin Repository.
Here are words widely used in spam comments. Adding them to your moderation list protects your site from spam trackback and comments. Just copy-paste this list in your wp-admin/options-discussions.php (if using WordPress)
What is Moderation ? WordPress Comment moderation allows you to prevent comments to appear on your webiste before your approval. It can be useful for addressing Spam Comment.
How Moderation Works ? A new comment goes through many WordPress tests before appearing below your post. If comment fails one of the test conducted by WordPress then it goes to spam list, where you can approve or trash that particular comment. That’s how comment moderation works.
Akismet is a better option available for WordPress users for blocking Spam Comments.
Following is spam word list (released by WordPress) to add in your WordPress wp-admin/options-discussions.php