How to Prevent Imposter Comments in WordPress


How to Prevent Imposter Comments in WordPress
Xenia Seal

For those who don’t know why this is important, here is a small explanation. Normally a new user’s comment awaits moderation vs. registered user’s comments go through without requiring any approval. An spammer can then use the registered user’s username or email address in the comments to get the same gravatar and add a link in your comments. For high traffic sites, the moderator might even miss it by accident because the avatar looks familiar. It is extremely disguising for users of the site as well.

How to Prevent Imposter Comments in WordPress
Kristin Patterson

One issue you may run into if you respond to emails of users is impostor users posting answers as yourself. All the user needs is your username and the email you use to comment with. In this video, we will show you how to prevent impostor comments in WordPress.

How to Prevent Imposter Comments in WordPress
Sandra Gilbert

One issue you may run into if you respond to emails of users is impostor users posting answers as yourself. All the user needs is your username and the email you use to comment with. In this video, we will show you how to prevent impostor comments in WordPress.
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Summary of this Tutorial:
Start by installing and activating the Impostercide plugin.
This plugin has no settings to configure.
Any visitor trying to post using a registered user's credentials will be told to log in.
Related Links:
Impostercide
wordpress.org/extend/plugins/impostercide/

How to Block Imposter Comments in WordPress
Chantel Michaud

As your WordPress site and your reputation grows there will be new issues to overcome. One such issue that people who send out emails may encounter is someone pretending to be them in the comments section. There are a few ways to prevent this issue but, the one I want to show is one of the simplest ways for users who do not want to edit settings.

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