Moderating Comments in WordPress Websites

So you’ve started a WordPress website. But now you keep getting emails asking you to moderate comments on your pages; and when you look at the comments, some of them are gibberish strings of characters, and some of them are just generic lines like “I’ve really been looking for this type of content, but haven’t found it written as well as you have! Thanks!” followed by a link to some website that has no connection to your page. Welcome to the world of comment spam. …