How do I prevent spam from appearing in my comments section?
This article will show you how to install a special plugin designed to reduce spam.
Not only is having spam in your comment section annoying but it makes your website appear unprofessional. Here’s how to avoid this from happening:
Start by accessing your Managed WordPress dashboard. For details on how to do this, please read our Support article: How do I access my Managed WordPress dashboard?
From there, select Plugins from the left-hand menu, followed by Add new.
Search for ‘Comment Spam’ within the provided field. Once you’ve found a suitable plugin, such as Akismet or All In One WP Security & Firewall, you’ll need to install and activate it.
For more information on how to do this, please read our Support article: How do I install and activate a plugin?
Once done, you can access and manage your installed plugin from the left-hand menu, as it may have its own dedicated section.