17 Plugins to Improve Your WordPress Blog

Ari Herzog

Simple Trackback Validation is gobbledygook that reduces spam trackbacks by confirming the IP address of the trackback sender is equal to the address of the web server the URL is referring, and then checking the remote web page and ensuring that page has a link to this blog. Top Commentators ascertains who are the top people who wrote comments over a given period, with links to whatever URL they wrote when commenting. Plug photo by Adam Mulligan on Flickr.

23 WordPress Plugins I Use: Part 5

Ari Herzog

WP Ban simplifies the amount of time it takes me to weed through comments Akismet treats as spam, by banning anyone by IP address, host name, user agent, or referer URL. Contact Commenters , the subject of an earlier article illustrating how to turn a lurker into a user , enables me to send targeted email messages to people who comment on specific posts or haven’t commented in a given period of time. Three notes before continuing.

How to Really Build Backlinks and Dominate Google

Viper Chill

If I take that URL and do a link search in Yahoo (they shows more backlinks than Google) I can find link sources I can also use: The operator I use in Yahoo is simply “link: pageurl -site: domain.com &# (no quotes) obviously changing the parts in bold for the site that is actually ranking for your keyphrase. target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> 160 Comments Carla says: February 23, 2010 at 6:37 pm Excellent article as always. Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!"