I’ve been poking at a plugin on this site for a while that stops spam without sending the contents of comments to an external service for processing. It’s not that using an external service is the wrong approach—it’s obviously a more powerful approach and likely to be more effective in many cases—I’ve just always found… Continue reading Self Sustaining Spam Stopper
I can be no good at plugins. My default answer is an easy “no” when a request is made at WSU to add one to our setup. Each plugin we install adds overhead as the immediate responsibility for maintaining security, performance, and support lies on the web team, not the plugin author. This is okay… Continue reading What WordPress plugins are Excellent++?