[wp-hackers] Akismet stats

Kim Parsell kparsell-wp at kpdesign.net
Sun Apr 12 19:05:12 GMT 2009

There are no trackbacks or pings. The entire site consists of pages only 
- no posts - and comments, trackbacks and pings have been disabled 
site-wide since the beginning. That's why I'm baffled over these numbers.



Beau Lebens wrote:
> Trackbacks/Pings? They count as comments as well.
> ------------------------------------------------------
> On Sun, Apr 12, 2009 at 8:13 AM, Kim Parsell <kparsell-wp at kpdesign.net> wrote:
>> I'm looking at the Akismet stats for a WP site that I set up for someone
>> back in February of this year.
>> At the top of the chart it states:
>>   **4 spams caught, 1,788 legitimate comments, and an overall accuracy rate
>> of 100.000%.**
>> The site has its own Akismet API key that only applies to this one site. It
>> is a pages-only site, and there is no commenting allowed anywhere on the
>> site, so there cannot have been 1,788 legitimate comments for her site.
>> Where/how is Akismet coming up with these numbers?
>> Thanks in advance.
>> Kim

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