How to UNmoderate comments
Hiiii. A little embarrassed to ask this. No stupid questions, right!?
Anyway, I want anyone who might read my blog to comment freely. Right now they are moderated. Can’t figure out how to unmoderate them.
Help? Please and thank you!
The blog I need help with is pattydixon.com.
This page > Settings > Discussion is where you set up defaults for comments.
Other comment settings
_Comment author must fill out name and e-mail
_Users must be registered and logged in to comment
Note that we can choose to set up anonymous commenting or not. Also note that the prompt to submit and email address and a website URL will still appear but providing an email address and logging in are not required.
To disable moderated comments see this section:
E-mail Me Whenever http://en.support.wordpress.com/settings/discussion-settings/#e-mail-me-whenever
Anonymous commenting and failing to moderate comments is bound to increase the amount of spam your blog will receive. Spammers specifically seek out blogs that allow it.
The vast and overwhelming majority of all so-called information on the internet is spam. Over 80% of all so-called comments submitted to .wordpress.com blogs every day are spam. The worst of all spam containing malware and viruses is not sent to us. It’s removed as it could bring down many blogs if opened. The rest is an can be examined in your dashboard > Comments > Spam
If Akismet has sequestered these spam comments simply click “empty spam” button. On the spam that Akismet catches it takes only seconds to click “empty spam” and you don’t even have to click “empty spam” if you don’t want to. Akismet will maintain comments it has caught for 15 days from the time they were received, and then it will delete the comment automatically.
If you get spam that slips by Akismet then mark it as spam (do not delete it) and over time Akismet will learn it’s spam.
For more information please take the time to read “5 things every blogger should know about spam” on this page Akismet: How it works http://akismet.com/how/
hi sorry to bug in-i was just answering a couple of post in my blog, but with one,I had to moderate it,even though it was mine-why and how to uncheck it please?thanks
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