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
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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