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WordPress Developer Tips: Deleting Spam Comments in the Database

Course Summary

Got a WordPress site that's overrun with spam? Learn how to clean it out by deleting the spam straight from the database.   

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    Course Syllabus

    What to know before you start this course
    1. Using Akismet to Curb Spam
    What is comment spam?
    Installing Akismet
    Deleting spam comments from WordPress Admin
    2. Deleting Spam from the Database
    Before you do anything: Make a backup of everything!
    Identifying spam in the comments and commentmeta tables
    Deleting spam comments with an SQL command
    Deleting spam commentmeta with an SQL command
    Optimizing your tables
    Deleting pending and other comments
    Thank you!

Course Fee:
USD 25

Course Type:


Course Status:



1 - 2 hours / week

This course is listed under Open Source , Development & Implementations and Data & Information Management Community

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