10. Managing Comments

One of the great things about a blog is the ability for readers to respond to and interact with both the author and other readers. How do they do this? By commenting, of course!

Comments are enabled by default on a new WordPress blog, but you can turn them off globally or on a per-post level if you want to keep interaction to a minimum. You can also enable comments on static pages.

This chapter will show you how to manage comments on your blog. We’ll also show you how to identify and deal with spam, and we’ll walk you through the process of setting up Akismet, a popular spam filter created by the same ...

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