Thursday, April 12, 2012

Word Verification

I have word verification set up on my blog.
Out of curiosity, anyone else have trouble reading it? I know. That's the point, in order to make sure you're real, but I mean unusually hard to read! Let me know what browser and computer you use, too!! :D
I hate when commenters get discouraged...

Thanks for the feedback!
Tomorrow, back to my regularly scheduled programing and more on Self-Publishing.
With Love,
Bethanne

6 comments:

  1. I didn't mind word verification so much, it's the new "captcha code" format blogger recently switched to that I dislike. It is a lot harder to read than the old word ver. I would love to turn it off on my own blog, but I despise being inundated by spam even more.

    It's either the aweful captcha code, or having to approve every post individually, which I am also not fond of, since it means posts may not be approved for hours or even days.

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    1. Help me, Heather. Because I had a commenter say to me, You have your comment moderation ON, and your word verification OFF!!! and then something about how the word verification is hard to read. But, crazy me, I have them both on. But something's up, because a day ago, I could moderate from my inbox and just click publish, but not the email is making click the link to my moderation page. Ack! WTH is going on around here?!?!

      I think I'm just going to turn the word verification off because that's what people seem to have trouble with, and what I have trouble with, especially on Wordpress. I'll just have to moderate. But why doesn't it come to my inbox as before? Anyone know what has changed recently?

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    2. I've noticed that the Blogger application doesn't always work perfectly. I've had "Reactions" turned on, but they never show up on the post. I mostly use Google's Chrome browser on my home PCs, but most of the other PCs I work from have IE.

      Sometimes the word verification can be a little hard to read, but I get it right most of the time (I have to look at it very closely, however). I have moderation on and verification off on my blogs, but I don't get a large number of comments.

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  2. I don't like it at all. I would prefer someone monitor their comments than use it.

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  3. Bethanne~ That is weird that it is suddenly making you go to your moderation page instead of being able to moderate from your inbox. Could it be a glitch caused by the changes/upgrade blogger is implementing? I've been resisting their prompts to "upgrade now" for as long as I can. I figure the longer I wait, the more time they have to work out any bugs.

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    1. yeah, it's weird, but i've been on the new upgraded blogger for a while. I"ll have to double check my settings. Maybe I clicked something I shouldn't have. :D Thanks for coming back to chat with me!...again.

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Hi Friends! Comment moderation is on because of spam. But be assured, I'm online often and your comment won't go unnoticed for long.

...Down with Spammers! :D