WordPress Designer News – Akismet 3.0.2 for WordPress Is Now Available
Akismet Version 3.0.2 for WordPress has now been released.
Version 3.0.2 has had a few performance tweaks, a small bug fix that if it had not be rectified could have affected it’s ability to differentiate if a comment was spam or not.
To upgrade from within WordPress.
- Go to the update page on your WordPress dashboard and follow the instructions.
If you need to download the plugin in .zip format, please go to the WordPress plugins directory
The following is a quick rundown of what is included with Akismet.
- Automatically checks all comments and filters out the ones that look like spam.
- Each comment has a status history, so you can easily see which comments were caught or cleared by Akismet and which were spammed or unspammed by a moderator.
- URLs are shown in the comment body to reveal hidden or misleading links.
- Moderators can see the number of approved comments for each user.
- A discard feature that outright blocks the worst spam, saving you disk space and speeding up your site.