I recently installed Akismet plugin on this BLOG page to combat the spam.
Akismet moves what it thinks is spam to a spam folder. It may also may move things that are not spam to the spam folder. I checked many of the comments in the spam folder and did not find any normal comment in the ones that I checked but there were tens of thousands of spam comments in the folder. The spammer are very smart and they won’t stop. They make their comments sound like they are interested in what you have written then it’s followed by the request to email back. If you didn’t know about the URL or email addresses being linked to spammers you would think you were emailing an ordinary person not get caught in a baited trap. I have never emailed back yet the spam keeps coming stronger than ever.
There was so much stuff in the spam folder that I erased it all (that’s a handy feature of Akismet) without checking all the comments. There were ten of thousands of comments in the folder.
If you commented and I deleted your comment I am sorry.
I do not know if Akismet is the best program. I am not a BLOG or WordPress programmer but the Akismet program has helped.
The spammers have won.
Write on, draw on. Professor Hyram Voltage