How to Eliminate Spam Emails in WordPress

Spam emails are just plain annoying. Thankfully there are ways for you to eliminate them in your WordPress. Here's how.

  1. Step 1 Sign In

    Log in to your WordPress account. Type in your username and password and click Log In.

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  2. Step 2 Get Rid of Spam Manually

    One way to get rid of spam emails is by going into the "Comments" tab under your "Dashboard". The first way is to do it manually. Check o...

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  3. Step 3 Empty Spam Folders

    To get rid of all spam comments already in the Spam folder, click on “Spam” and then click the dropdown arrow in the Bulk Actions box an...

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  4. Step 4 Moderate Comments

    From your Dashboard, hover your mouse on “Settings” tab and then click on “Discussion”. Scroll down the page until you see “Before a co...

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  5. Step 5 Modify .htaccess

    Add the following code to your root.htaccess to lessen spam # Protect from spam bots <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine O...

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  6. Step 6 Ban the Spammer’s IP Address

    Block spammers that you have already identified from further spamming you by blocking their IP addresses. For example, you want to b...

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  7. Step 7 Install an Anti-Spam Plug-In

    There are numerous anti-spam plug-ins that you can choose to install on your WordPress. Simply install one and you’re good to go. Here ...

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  8. Give These Tips a Try

    Hope this helps eliminate and lessen spam in your WordPress

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