October 19, 2023

Block WordPress Spam Comments with Fluent Comments

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Dealing with spam comments is a common challenge for WordPress users. Thankfully, Fluent Comments offers a streamlined solution to this problem. This tutorial will walk you through how to effectively block WordPress spam comments using Fluent Comments.


Please make sure you have the following installed and activated:

Installing Fluent Comments

  1. Navigate to Dashboard > Plugins > Add New and search for “Fluent Comments”.
  2. Click on Install Now and then activate the plugin.

No Configuration Required

One of the best things about Fluent Comments is that it requires no configuration. Once installed, it automatically integrates with your existing comment system.

Using Fluent Comments

For Logged-In Users

  1. Navigate to the post where you want to leave a comment.
  2. Click inside the comment box.
  3. Type your comment and click Post Comment.

For Non-Logged-In Users

  1. Navigate to the post where you want to leave a comment.
  2. Click inside the comment box.
  3. Fill in your name and email.
  4. Type your comment and click Post Comment.

Tip: Comments from non-logged-in users will be held for moderation.

Moderating Comments

  1. Navigate to Dashboard > Comments.
  2. Review the new comments.
  3. Approve, edit, or mark as spam as needed.

Additional Features

  • AJAX powered real-time comments
  • Advanced cryptographic mechanisms for spam protection
  • Compatible with all themes and page builders

Note: Fluent Comments is not yet compatible with Full Site Editing (FSE) themes.

Block WordPress Spam Comments – Conclusion

Fluent Comments offers a hassle-free way to manage and block WordPress spam comments. Its ease of use and robust features make it a valuable addition to any WordPress site.

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Credit to WPTuts
WPTuts is a popular YouTube channel dedicated to providing high-quality, easy-to-follow tutorials for WordPress enthusiasts, web designers, and developers. The channel features a wide range of topics, from beginner guides on setting up your first WordPress site to advanced tutorials on customizing themes and plugins, ensuring that there's something for everyone
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