[wp-hackers] Spam load

Matt Mullenweg m at mullenweg.com
Wed Dec 27 20:33:01 GMT 2006

Brian Layman wrote:
> Heh, I've pondered combining the wp-comments-post code with a nonce system.
> Then actual comment submission page is dynamically generated per page via
> the post number and some other unique seed and expires within an hour.

I just got deja vu:


It stopped working about a week later.

That plugin later evolved into WP Hashcash, which I believe is still 
effective. My favorite version of this concept is WP Gatekeeper.

None of these do anything for trackback spam.

Matt Mullenweg
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