But look - what does it say.
Great post. See my blog.
And when you look at the linked blog, it's crap. Another splog - and your blog now provides a nice link to the splog. Gack.
Don't let this happen again.
- In Settings - Comments:
- Set "Who Can Comment?" to "Only Registered Users", or maybe even to "Only Members of This Blog".
- Set "Show word verification for comments?" to "Yes".
- Set "Enable comment moderation?" to "Yes".
- Enter your email address for reading the comments.
- Discard the email, when you get a comment notice that indicates comment spam.
Make the jerkwads work (answer the Captcha) to even send the spam. Then make sure they don't even get a reply back - just trash the email, and ignore the spam entry. Maybe they will even shoot themselves in anguish (we could only wish).
>> (Edit 2005/1/18): Google is working with other members of the web software community, in an active effort to make comment spam unprofitable.
Note: Having said that, remember to read each comment made, in the email notice. Your friends might make comments too. Don't let the threat of spam lead you to deleting something valid. Read, and approve, the good stuff. Just ignore the spam.
Another Note: If you enable comment moderation, you might want to ensure that comment notification is disabled, unless you like getting 2 emails for each comment made.