Combating Comment Spam in WordPress without Plug-ins


Many people think that WordPress does not have inbuilt security or have less inbuilt security features. Their assumption about WordPress inbuilt security is quite wrong. It has strong inbuilt anti-spam functionality including options to block the comment spam. In fact, you do not need any plug-in even default Akismet to stop the comment spam. The plugins are only meant to provide you additional facilities to fight against spam such as WP-reCAPTCHA to show captcha. In this write up, we’ll introduce you with the inbuilt options of WordPress to block the comment spam on your Website without making use of any third-party features.