If you’re WordPress site has had a blog for any amount of time then you’ve probably asked your self this question.
What can I do about comment spam?
Automated spam is nothing new and since most WordPress sites allow commenting on at least blog posts, they become a target. Fortunately, there are simple measures that can be taken to keep this from becoming a massive problem. What follows is a three-fold approach that myself and others use to cut out nearly all spam with relatively little effort.