[SOLVED] Re: Comment issue with the Server WG Blog
adamwill at fedoraproject.org
Fri Dec 26 17:14:05 UTC 2014
On Thu, 2014-12-18 at 08:17 -0500, Stephen Gallagher wrote:
> On Fri, 2014-12-12 at 11:00 -0600, Dan Mossor wrote:
> > On 12/12/2014 10:41 AM, Stephen Gallagher wrote:
> > > So, a number of people have written to me to let me know that
> > > comments don't work on the Server WG blog. I took a look at it
> > > today and discovered the following:
> > >
> > > 1) Logging in with OpenID first seems to allow comments for me. I
> > > am unclear on whether that's limited to admin users.
> > > 2) Disabling the WP-Spamfree plugin restores functionality.
> > >
> > > I'm inclined for the time being to just set all comments to
> > > moderated and disable the Spamfree plugin. Any opposition?
> > >
> I set all comments to moderation as well as requiring an OpenID
> login to post. That should keep the spam down and allow people to
> comment properly.
> The issue appears to be that WP-SpamFree hardcodes a path to a
> standard set of functions in a WordPress install, but the OpenShift
> layout does not match the standard install path, so it breaks. I
> spent an hour or so trying to get it to work yesterday, but I
> decided it wasn't worth the time. If someone else wants to deal with
> it, let me know and I'll help get them access.
I use akismet on happyassassin and it does a pretty good job. Don't
know if it works with non-standard layouts.
Requiring OpenID to post is theoretically kind of pointless - see
but spammers don't seem to have all gotten wise to that yet, so in
practice it does help a bit...
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