I've recently become the target of a great amount of comment spam.
It would be nice to have some kind of tool to manage the comments, my first priority being able to delete a great number of them via a DataGrid-like control. Currently I'm only aware of being able to delete comments by individual clicking the delete
LinkButton next to each comment, which refreshes the page and sets the focus back to the top of the page. A very painful way to delete multiple comments.
In the meantime, I've also upgraded to the latest version (1.5 of BlogEngine) and installed the
AkismetExtension by Justin Etheredge to hopefully reduce the likelyhood of getting a comment that is spam.
I also see from searching the discussions that there is another tool by developer here called
1. Are there plans to add an administrative interface to manage comments?
2. Why isn't Commentor in the Blog Engine Extensions project?
(http://blogengineextensions.codeplex.com/) Looking around trying to find a solution was a pain. Would be nice if there was a central approved place for extensions. Is that project gone stale?
3. I like what I see with Commentor extension but I don't want to have to be forced to do moderation. I would rather manage by exception. All comments go thru, I'll come back later and delete ones that are spam. I don't like when
I go to someone's blog to post a comment and it says something to the affect of, come back later when we've approved your comment.