en WordPress.com Forums › Support Anyway to ban people from commenting? Author Posts October 25, 2006 at 3:21 am #35176 gavilan1010Member I have lots of spammers, and they all get into my comments, anyway I can prohibit that ? October 25, 2006 at 3:31 am #35296 lloydbuddMember By marking their comments as spam Akismet will learn. October 25, 2006 at 4:04 am #35297 raincoasterMember Gavilan, your blog is at Blogspot. What are you doing here??? October 25, 2006 at 1:07 pm #35310 mkrwpMember raincoaster: He may be evaluating wordpress for a move. :P I have my own webhosting and have 100% control over _everything_, and am giving serious consideration to moving my blog completely to wordpress hosting. It rocks _that_ much. October 25, 2006 at 6:06 pm #35317 axewielderxMember When you are in the writing area,on the right hand side are option panels.One of them allows you to turn of commenting. I think also from the dashboard-options-discussion you can turn off commenting completely. I would suggest trying to train Akismet 1st before using these other options. Seems like I have seen a blog here with that name also.Perhaps they are just testing out WordPress.co October 25, 2006 at 8:27 pm #35332 raincoasterMember Sorry, jumped to conclusions. Akismet is really amazing at catching spam. The biggest problem I have with it is that once every four months or so it lists me as spam too and I have to unspam myself, which is a two-click operation. Author Posts The topic ‘Anyway to ban people from commenting?’ is closed to new replies.