Okay, the third legitimate comment has been gobbled up by Spam Karma — at least the third one I caught anyway. So once the exams are out of the way I’m going to be looking at other ways of tackling spam. Spam Karma seems to be making things slow, and it’s dumping legitimate comments anyway. […]

No follow nofollow

Just found out — accidentally — that WordPress 1.5 automatically sticks rel=”nofollow” into links put in comments. Basically that means that search engines ignore the links which I don’t think is very fair. It’s supposed to discourage spam, but it clearly doesn’t — I’ve seen a lot of spammers put rel=”nofollow” in themselves! I didn’t […]