Movable Type Upgrades

Six Apart released Movable Type v. 2.661 this week as a stopgap to help administrators deal with comment flooding spam before they release comment registration in Movable Type 3.0.

If you're experience flooding you can download this upgrade. Otherwise, if you're only getting the occasional comment spam, then the MT-Blacklist plug-in may meet your needs.

A singular advantage of 2.66x, though, is that they've changed the behavior of <$MTCommentAuthorLink$> to use redirects when linking to URLs given in comments. The goal of this is to defeat the PageRank boost given to spammers by posting in the comments on a weblog.

Posted by Ray Matthews on January 16, 2004 at 04:36 PM | Permalink | Comments (0) | Send this story to a friend!