Blacklist Updater

Version: 1.0.0

Automatic updating of the comment blacklist in WordPress with antispam keys from GitHub.

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Few users are familiar with the comment blacklist built into WordPress. Located in the WordPress admin area under “Settings”—“Discussion”, that blacklist for incoming comments accepts values (words) to identify spam by. Additionally to plugins like Antispam Bee in order to fight spam successfully a curated comment blacklist is recommendable. You can either update the list manually, or utilize a very detailed global comment blacklist that gets updated on a regular basis. Blacklist Updater has been developed to keep your comment blacklist in your WordPress installation up to speed with the curated global list on GitHub. The plugin will check the global comment blacklist on GitHub multiple times a day. Whenever new anti-spam values have been added to the global list, Blacklist Updater will read the global list and update your WordPress database accordingly. While the check-up process will run several times a day, the plugin will only update the database when it detects an actual change of the global comment blacklist on GitHub. Support Community support via the support forums on wordpress.org We don’t handle support via e-mail, Twitter, GitHub issues etc. Contribute Active development of this plugin is handled on GitHub. Pull requests for documented bugs are highly appreciated. If you think you’ve found a bug (e.g. you’re experiencing unexpected behavior), please post at the support forums first. If...

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About Blacklist Updater

Description

Few users are familiar with the comment blacklist built into WordPress. Located in the WordPress admin area under “Settings”—“Discussion”, that blacklist for incoming comments accepts values (words) to identify spam by. Additionally to plugins like Antispam Bee in order to fight spam successfully a curated comment blacklist is recommendable. You can either update the list manually, or utilize a very....

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Performance

Memory Usage

  • Average memory usage is 7.8 KB
  • This is less than 99% plugins

Page Speed

  • Average page loading time is
    increased by 0.08 s
  • This is faster than 99% plugins

Speed Test Benchmark

  • Before plugin activation
  • After plugin activation

Pages

Benchmark

Change

Average Change
- 0.08s
/(front page)
+ 0.08s
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php
- 0.09s
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
- 0s
/wp-admin/edit.php
+ 0.01s
/wp-admin/index.php
+ 0.02s
/wp-admin/media-new.php
- 0.04s
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php
- 0.17s
/wp-admin/options-writing.php
- 0.14s
/wp-admin/post-new.php
+ 0.07s
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
- 0.36s
/wp-admin/upload.php
- 0.24s

Memory Usage Memory Usage Benchmark

  • Before plugin activation
  • After plugin activation

Pages

Benchmark

Change

Average Change
+ 7.8KB
/ (front page)
+ 0.94KB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php
+ 0.88KB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
+ 1.02KB
/wp-admin/edit.php
+ 1.53KB
/wp-admin/index.php
+ 1.53KB
/wp-admin/media-new.php
+ 0.91KB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php
+ 0.98KB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php
- 3.12KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php
+ 3.11KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
+ 2.06KB
/wp-admin/upload.php
+ 0.88KB

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