How to Totally Stop Receiving Spam Comments

Okay! Let me start my today’s post like this: I hate receiving spam comments. One thing I hate the most is going through that spam folder and fetching out those good comments that got caught in the process of the spam filter.

How to Totally Stop Receiving Spam Comment

I have used akismet right from the start. Yes, akismet was a great plugin that helped me eradicate almost all spam comments coming to my blog.

Must Read: How to Stop Receiving Spam Messages Through Your Blog Contact Form Using Akismet

Well, the akismet did help fight bad comments at the first stage of my blogging career. But as time progresses, I entered the second phase of spamming.

Believe you me; akismet did not see most of the spam comments coming in, so I decided to support the akismet spam plugin with G.A.S.P plugin combined. But do you know what? As my blog grows even more, I met some advance set of spammers that infiltrated my blog comment section despite the anti spam plugins I was using.

Ahahah… spammers just don’t know when to stop…

If you are a blogger that receives spam comments a lot, trying to stop that spam from accessing your comment section will be the next best option, right?

How to Totally Stop Receiving Spam Comment

Sometime back, Adrienne from Adriennesmith.net posted on her blog how to stop receiving spam comments using Commentluv’s own “Anti backlinker”.

After reading her post, I rushed down to my commentluv dashboard and downloaded the plugin. Yes, I did download the plugin, activated it and viola… I stop receiving those annoying spam comments just like that.

Ahahah… Yes, there was no string(s) attached to it just some few settings though :)

How you can stop receiving spam comments 100% using anti backlinker

First – make sure you have the commentluv premium installed and if you don’t have the premium plugin, you can download one for yourself here. Download Commentluv Premium Plugin Free

If you feel that the prize of the plugin is on the high side, you can simply use a coupon code to beat down the prize.

I did search for a coupon code that beat the commentluv premium plugin prize down to 25% off. And here is the coupon code => YKU25OFF

Now, if you have the commentluv plugin installed, go to your commentluv dashboard and download the “Anti Backlinker” plugin >>> Install it on your blog >>> Go to your dashboard >>> Click the “commentluv icon” you see by the left >>> click the “Anti Backlink” option to take you to its folder.

Are you there now? Let’s see some of the awesome features the “Anti Backlink” has…

√ You can now advice other bloggers who don’t have a gravatar to get one with the “gravatar check” option. The reason I love this section more, is simply because you can either warn those faceless commentators to get a gravatar or you can disable your comment section for bloggers who do not have a gravatar.

Must Read: Why Every Blogger Must Have a Gravatar?

Now, when you deny comments on bloggers who do not use gravatar, they will receive a message like the one below.

Stop Receiving Spam Comment with ant spam linker

Trust me, the above stops spam comments 99.9%

√ You can also prevent further comments from being submitted from your commenters if they already have a certain number of comments in moderation queue.

√ You can choose who to give link and who not to give link love

Aside the little and most powerful features mentioned above, it still does even more…

Now you have one good reason to kick out spam comments. Here’s a video done by Adrienne on how to set it up properly.

You can buy your commentluv here or use the above coupon code to slash the price down to 25% off

Back to You

Do you get spam comments to your blog? how do you fight these kind of problem? Are you able to bring down your spam comments to 99%? I would truly love to hear from you.

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  1. says

    Hey Babanature,

    I LOVE this addition to CommentLuv Premium and I appreciate you sharing my video.

    As it stated, Andy had given Kim and I access to it to test out so he’s improved some thing since then. I did have to eventually go to denying all comments with no gravatars because I just got tired of messing with them. I had only two commenters that were legitimate that didn’t have that set up so I emailed them and told them what I was doing and I hope they weren’t offended. I just had to resort to this as most people eventually will as well I’m sure.

    I know a lot of people don’t like CommentLuv because it does attract spam but with the Anti Backlinker plugin addition that won’t be a problem.

    Now I know it doesn’t play nice with some free themes because I’ve had a few friends email me that they had issues but what do you expect from free right! Oh well, we can’t all be 100% happy now can we.

    Thank you again for sharing my video and I do hope that others will see the benefit of this plugin and grab it too. I’m a huge supporter of Andy’s.

    Have a great weekend and thanks again.

    ~Adrienne
    Adrienne recently posted…Are You Sabotaging Your Blog Commenting EffortsMy Profile

    • says

      Hello Adrienne,
      Thank you for the addition and feedback regarding this topic.
      You know, sometime back, a friend told me that he will never use the commentluv plugin again. I asked him why, and he said because of the spam comments it attracts.
      I asked him if he has tried the anti backlinker and he replied “No”. Then i employ him to try it again but this time he should add the anti backlinker to his addition. He did and till now, he does not receive spam comments :)

      Commentluv is a brilliant plugin. and aside for the linkluv, the features it has is just too awesome :)

      Thank you for stopping by and dropping your comment. Do have a wonderful week ahead.

  2. says

    Hi Babanature,

    You’re right, nobody likes spam. And yes, Anti backlinker from Andy is a great addon to CommentLuv. You must be wondering why am I appreciating the Anti backlinker plugin even though I’ve removed CommentLuv from my blog.

    Well, I still stick to my statement that CommentLuv is great, and a “must” plugin for all newbie bloggers. Even for the seasoned ones too if you want traffic. I still recommend CommentLuv and might as well return to it after my experimenting with commenting systems is done.

    I’ve personally used the Anti backlinker plugin and you can apply many conditions through it for the comments to be approved or eligible. Some commentators might consider them as restrictions, but then I think bloggers should be understanding and cooperate with each other to deal with spam.

    You’re right that Akismet and GASP combination also isn’t enough to stop the comment spam. The other not popular options are to use captchas below the comment box.

    I’m using Jetpack Comments presently, and I almost get “zero” comment spam, and I just use the help of Akismet. But for those who use CommentLuv, I’d tell them to just do what you say in this post.

    Thanks for sharing.
    Harleena Singh recently posted…Life Lessons From A Blind BloggerMy Profile

    • says

      Hello Harleena,
      You’ve said it all as it is and for that, i say thank you ;)

      Thanks for stopping by and dropping your wonderful comment as always. Do have a wonderful weekend rest :)

  3. says

    Hello; thanks for the explanation of using comment luv premium to stop spam comments. I haven’t gotten to the point on either of my sites where kismet isn’t able to control the weeds. but my latest post is getting close to 40 comments plus my replies; so the time may be coming. thanks again and take care, Max

    • says

      Hello Maxwell and welcome to my blog :)
      Akismet is a great plugin. it blocks spam comments. but when you get a lot of spam comments, some will escape its filter. When a blog get more eyes, that’s how it will be. Using a more sophisticated anti spam plugin is just the right choice.

      Thanks for stopping by and dropping your wonderful comment, do have yourself a faithful weekend

  4. says

    Hi Babanature,

    Everybody hate spam to be frank, and premium commentluv plugin itself is a great tools for all blogger. I only limited myself to the free version and never dream of going for the premium but with the rate my spam plugin keep sending away unnecessary spam comment to the junk, I think it’s high time I zoom off to get a premium version of the plugin.
    Adesanmi Adedotun recently posted…How to Manage Online Reputation in Just Few StepsMy Profile

    • says

      Hello Adesanmi,
      The free version of commentluv is no where near the premium version. and i must confess that the premium is just too awesome, why? because of the multiple options it has.

      I am sure that you’ll love the commentluv premium when you use it ;)
      hanks for stopping by and dropping your comment. Do have a good weekend
      T

  5. says

    Hi Babanature,

    I have read the post written by Adrienne at her blog about anti.backlink plugin.
    It’s really helpful to fight with spam comments.
    We all try to figure out some new ways to save our blog and this plugin gives us amazing security. Though I haven’t used this plugin but still have some knowledge and with your post I have full knowledge about this plugin.

    I will try it soon at my blog.

    Thanks for bringing some light to it.

    Have a great day.:)

    ~Ravi
    Ravi Chahar recently posted…What Is Gravatar And Why To Use It For Your Online Branding?My Profile

  6. says

    This is nice and well written
    Actually having SPAM on you comments lists is kind of a big headache
    But not really sure if this CommentLuv of a thing going ot be more active than using DISQUS and AKISMET
    Since in my thinking those two more powerful and very SPAM conscious
    The only thing is AKISMET keeping the SPAMS in SPAM list while DISQUS actually discouraging SPAMMER to even bother to comment at all on your site….
    Nice one!
    :)

    • says

      Hello Lawrence,
      The Anti Backlinker is totally different from the disqus and Akismet. Unlike both plugins, the anti backlinker totally stops spam… and you can adjust its function to your taste.

      Try commenting on my blog using an email that doesn’t have a gravatar and see what message you’ll get.
      I have totally stopped receiving spam comment from the time i installed the plugin till now.

      Thanks for your contribution though, it was indeed welcomed. Do have a wonderful weekend ahead…

  7. Monika Sharma says

    Yes… want to Stop Receiving Spam Comments ! I don’t know why & what’s reason to Receiving Spam Comments ! Well this is really nice post about to “Stop Receiving Spam Comments” ! I will must use this coupon code to stop spamming Comments.

    • says

      Hello Monika,
      The reason we receive spam comments is because, many bloggers are looking for cheap backlink and giving it to them, will definitely ruin the reputation of your blog.
      Stopping spammers should be our top priority.

      Thanks for the comment and do have a wonderful weekend ahead…

  8. Shailesh says

    Hi Babanature,

    Every BLOGGER dislike spam and premium commentluv plugin itself is a high tools for all blogger. I exclusive modest myself to the supply variation and never imitativeness of achievement for the payment but with the order my email plugin protect sending absent superfluous email scuttlebutt to the dispose, I conceive it’s postgraduate quantify I hurry off to get a premium variation of the plugin. Thanks for sharing nice article on Spam Comment!!

    • says

      Hello Shailesh,
      Commentluv is awesome and the adition of the anti backlinker, makes the post even more awesome.

      Good to know that you’ve got your self one and that you’re using the anti backlinker as well.

      Thanks for stopping by and dropping your comment. Do have a wonderful weekend ahead…

  9. says

    This plugin proves to be very useful for every blogger and their website. It helps in building strong links and saves your website from spam users and their comments.

    • says

      You’re right Alliwilson,
      Aside from the spam filter, it can also give you good analytic on your blog post and how or where your linkluv were clicked. That look nice :)

      Thanks for the comment, it was indeed appreciated. Have a blessed weekend

  10. says

    hi

    I really love comment luv for its outstanding features and completely agree that a plugin like Antil Banklinker can save hell lot of time and effort.

    For me till now i haven’t faced any issue on spam, maybe i am lucky till now. I will definetely consider this advise when ever i would really need to have one. thanks

    • says

      Hello Harish,
      There will definitely be a time where you’ll get some massive amount of spam comments. As i said in the post, there diferent stages in our blogging journey in which spammers increases :)

      Thanks for stopping by and dropping your good comment. Do have a wonderful week ahead..

  11. says

    Hi,

    You are very true. Nobody likes spam comments. These spam comments are flooding into my dashboard.
    let me employ these techniques and try to avoid spam comments.
    Thanks for the post. Very informative.

    • says

      Most welcome Hemanth,
      If you do get spam comments, i am sure that this process will help you in your journey of eliminating them all :)

      Do have a faithful week ahead

    • says

      Hello Atish,
      Its good to know that you’ve also read about the feature on some other blogs. and i do hope that you’ve also implemented the strategy on your blog.

      Thanks for stopping by and dropping your comment. Do have a brilliant week ahead…
      Babanature recently posted…How Does Alexa Rank Truly Work?My Profile

  12. Arina Gouri says

    you wrote very helpfull article, we ‘re know nobody likes spam. thats why all are searching for it how to stop spam comment.
    now finaly got solution. :)

  13. says

    Nice and very informative post

    Comments or reviews are very helpful for any business products or services. It is an opportunity that helps them make changes or better their work. So getting spam. It content in them will ruin the chance. I mainly keep all comments under moderation and only after review will be approved to show on my blog or post.

    Thank you for sharing.

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