Tag: Spam

WordPress Spam: Everything You Need to Know

A WordPress website provides a means to create community and communicate with your customers. Whether you’re a business, non-profit or an individual blogger – this is invaluable. But it’s not without its downsides. Among the biggest is in dealing with the inevitable WordPress spam that can arise from all corners of your website.

Getting Rid of Google Analytics Spam Languages

Google Analytics spam has been a common problem for a while, but it seems to me that in the last few months it’s gotten markedly worse. Whether that’s just my perception or the reality of the situation, I’m not sure. What I am sure of is that it is annoying that and the latest place the spammers are identifying themselves as flooding you with bad data is in the “Language” that Google Analytics reports for them. We noticed the issue a few months back here on WPShout, but hadn’t gotten around to finding the solution.

Dealing with Spam Comments

Spam comments. I’m sure you’re familiar with them. According to Automattic, 83% of comments are spam. The question is, how do you deal with them? The obvious thing to do for wordpress users to do is install Akismet, but beyond that, there is very little most users will do. This post will run through the steps you can take to save yourself from being spammed.