Removing a Huge Amount of Spam Comments

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Removing a Huge Amount of Spam Comments

Postby Janus Liou » Wed Sep 17, 2014 1:06 pm

Is there an easy way to remove all the comments in my install of PivotX? They are all spam, and there are about 500 of them.

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Re: Removing a Huge Amount of Spam Comments

Postby hansfn » Thu Sep 18, 2014 10:44 pm

Yes, there is an easy way - use the PivotX Tools extension.
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Re: Removing a Huge Amount of Spam Comments

Postby Janus Liou » Mon Sep 22, 2014 11:08 am

Thanks for your reply hansfn. Removing the comments turned out easy, I just downloaded the zip file, unpacked it to the extensions directory. PivotX Tools wouldn't accept wildcards, or just one letter. So I went through the alphabet with aa, bb, cc and for some reason that deleted all of the comments=)

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Re: Removing a Huge Amount of Spam Comments

Postby hansfn » Mon Sep 22, 2014 12:27 pm

Yes, I should add support for wildcards, at least "*" for everyhthing, in the comment search. (Normally spam has something that is similar for all comments - IP address or a spam word or the URL - so I haven't had the need for the wildcard support.)
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