Sadly, comment spam is a fact on the internet. If you enable comments on your website, you will likely have to deal with spammers. To prevent your site from forming a bad first impression, you’ll need to find a way to stop comment spam dead in his tracks.
So stay alert because In this article we will discuss.
- What is comment spam?
- Why are people spamming my website?
- How can I stop comment spam on my WordPress website?
What is comment spam?
Comment spam are auto generated or intentionally generated comment replies. the primary purpose of spam comments is to add a link on the site.
comment spam is a real problem for your website because of the following reason:
- Google crawlers always look for bad links on the internet. It not only cracking down those harmful links but also those allow them.
- Visitor loses faith on your website. Imagine user click on a link of the comment author and it redirect them to somewhere they don’t want to be.
- A site with spam comments looks very unprofessional.
- A lot of spam comments include harmful links. which is mainly created to grab visitor’s personal information from the browser or any possible medium.
Note: whenever you get a new comment always check the target link. Notice if that is something related and useful for the visitor.
Why are people spamming my website?
Everyone out there in the world wants to make money like you and me.
They spam your website because it gives them money kick.
Your visitors click on their URL and their website gets a higher ranking on Google. Google gives them value because many websites point to their website.
So basically it’s a cheap technique where automated bot of a spammer( Marketing company/person ) adds links on different websites over the internet. It gives them a few unintentional visitors.
Note: Relax, it’s not specifically your website but all the websites over the internet face the same issue.
How can I stop comment spam on my WordPress website?
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Note: pretty much you have done everything for blocking the spammers. by following these steps. you will be relaxed from spam and reduce them a lot.
I hope you enjoyed this article and learned something about comment spam and way to get rid of them. if you have any query please write them in the comment section.
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