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Block Spammers


This plugin allows to block spammers with the following options:

  • Block spammers by IPs (supports wildcards).
  • Block IPs that have posted comments marked as spam.
  • Block comments that contain bad words.

Additional options:

  • If comment contains bad words, add the spammers IP into the blacklist.
  • When deleting spam, add IPs of spam comments into the blacklist.
  • Similar entries in the blacklist are merged automatically.


  1. Upload block-spammers to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the \’Plugins\’ menu in WordPress
  3. Check and configure the plugin settings through the \’Block Spammers\’ menu in WordPress settings


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Contributors & Developers

“Block Spammers” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • Add counter for blocked comments
  • Add option to merge similar entries in the blacklist


  • Enable translations
  • Add Estonian translation


  • Initial release