We no longer recommend WP Spam Free as on a busy site, the server load is too high no matter what you do. We have developed our own plugin FV AntiSpam which is very low CPU and takes care of machine generated spam. Akismet then steps in to combat the human spam. As a one-two punch, the two are almost flawless.
- Open your WP Spam Free Settings page.
- Add this to the location bar and press enter:
- This is what the location bar address will look like:
- You will have this extra option:
Right now, we are adding some anti-spam features to our comment moderation plugin FV Thoughtful Comments which will use zero extra resources and your server load won't be affected by it.