Now you can automatically delete spam user registrations and inactive unused user accounts from your WordPress site. You can also block the annoying e-mail to administrator’s inbox after new registrations.
Here is an easy way for protecting your WordPress site’s email addresses from email-harvesting robots by encoding them into decimal and hexadecimal entities.
Some people don’t use Gravatar, some don’t use Twitter and there are some who don’t use Facebook also and when they leave comment on your blog they leave a mystery man image (or your site’s default avatar) in their comment which sometimes does’t look nice. But you can allow them to choose their comment avatars manually by selecting a avatar from their social profile, email or choosing it from a list of your site’s custom avatars. I know about few plugins that allows you to do so.
You might have spend a lot time chasing spammers and deleting automated posts posted automated software. Now you can stop spam bots registering on your WordPress site, here is an easy and powerful plugin that lets you modify registration link of your WordPress site which stops WP spam bot registrations. Of course this plugin is not the ultimate spam-bot protection but it is a great additional protection against them.
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