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July 8, 2009

My blog has been under attack by spammers and pornographers. I didn’t have enough time to check the comments and today I just happen to click on one of those and it took me to some porno site. I am sorry if you too have clicked on any such comment which apparently looks fine but is linked to the indecent site.

What I like about WordPress is that it gives you total control on comment moderation. So dear readers, have patience if your comment is held for moderation or doesn’t appear for a while… it will appear when I check and approve it.

Here I’d like to mention that it was good to see that WordPress changed the style of smilies. Some of them are:

๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ˜† ๐Ÿ˜‰ ๐Ÿ˜› ๐Ÿ˜ฎ :/ ๐Ÿ˜• ๐Ÿ˜ณ ๐Ÿ‘ฟ ๐Ÿ˜ฅ 8)

I didn’t like the one with tongue out. Don’t you think the tongue is just too long? ๐Ÿ˜›

Nice changes are always welcomed. Overall I liked them ๐Ÿ™‚

15 Comments leave one →
  1. July 9, 2009 4:45 am

    Yes, it looks if becharay has been phaansified. I would rate the rest so so as well. I liked them when MSN had upgraded their smilies to similar as well above, few years back laiken ab tau aur achay honay chaiye…

    & We can differentiate among spam & original comments. So you better just delete them when you come online. Posts should show up the moment they are posted.
    Wordpress better introduce the CAPTCHA thing while someone comments as well, against spam.

    • Ayesha permalink
      July 9, 2009 7:41 am

      Personally I don’t like CAPTCHA as I feel it is very bothersome but yes, it is helpful against spam. I am careful now about comments etc.

      Yahoo too introduced new smilies last years but they are so big ๐Ÿ˜†

  2. July 9, 2009 5:54 am

    please moderate my comments ๐Ÿ˜›

    • Ayesha permalink
      July 9, 2009 7:42 am

      Regular readers/bloggers are in safe list yet… some of the comments are often held ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. July 9, 2009 8:12 am

    Assalamoalaikum, Im afraid I had been a victim of the click there. The Quadi Azam post was of alot of interest to me, and.. you can imagine, Thanks ALLAH the kids werent with me then. I got a major shock!!! Tauba tauba

    As for the smileys, I ahve noticed I barely use them except for the ๐Ÿ˜€

  4. Ayesha permalink
    July 9, 2009 9:11 am

    I get too many comments… if you still find the malicious comment on some post please let me know so that I delete it.

  5. July 9, 2009 11:28 am

    hehehe… are we not already too spammed?

    • Ayesha permalink
      July 9, 2009 5:45 pm

      Spamming is such an issue really ๐Ÿ˜›

  6. azure permalink
    July 10, 2009 4:51 am

    The grinning smiley ๐Ÿ˜€ seems a bit strange too. It’s lower jaw is just too wide! They could have made it a normal grin. Anyway, change is always good.

    Good luck with the spam control.

    • Ayesha permalink
      July 10, 2009 7:04 pm

      LOL! I noticed that too… ๐Ÿ˜€

  7. July 10, 2009 9:05 am

    They say changes are for good but changes are not always good ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Ayesha permalink
      July 10, 2009 7:04 pm

      Well said Aadil! ๐Ÿ™‚

  8. July 10, 2009 5:27 pm

    i ve been bombarded too…with comments offering detours to pornographic sites !

    • Ayesha permalink
      July 10, 2009 7:05 pm

      You too? :/

      Damn spammers ๐Ÿ‘ฟ

  9. August 3, 2009 12:54 am

    Great idea, but will this work over the long run?

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