Published by Marje @ Kyrosmagica
Welcome to my blog: M J Mallon - Kyrosmagica Publishing. A blog about magic, books, writing, laughter, and much more! I'm a debut writer, my first YA fantasy novel The Curse of Time - Book 1 - Bloodstone is set in Cambridge. I write book reviews on my blog and on Goodreads. I have a penchant for travel and have relatives in far flung places, Australia, Malaysia, and Singapore, (my birthplace.) I grew up in in Bonnie Scotland, in Edinburgh, and now live in Cambridge. I love sunny, hot places, particularly Rome, Venice, Portugal, Barcelona, and I forgot to mention the sun drenched beaches of the Caribbean, how could I? I am lucky to have been blessed with two lovely daughters and a husband who I fondly refer to in this blog as my black sheep. Family joke! With my passion for travel, culture, beautiful beaches, good food, books, theatre, writing, and humour, I hope to keep you entertained. I'm loving every minute of this creative journey, please join me.
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Marje, I’m so sorry to hear that this is now happening to your comments.
Check out my other post which tells you what you need to do if your comments are ending up in the WordPress spam folder.
I hope it gets sorted out for you quickly. When it happened to me, it took about 2 days (once WordPress were aware of the problem).
Let me know if you need any further help with this.
Hi Hugh. It’s a nuisance isn’t it? The good news is I got your comment ok, so it must not be all comments that are going into my spam folder. I’ve read your second post but still not sure how you contact wordpress help?
It’s not so much comments going into the WordPress spam folder of your blog Marje, but your own comments going into other bloggers’ WordPress spam folders. Once somebody un-spams you (as I think I did with one of your earlier comments) your comments no longer go into that blogger’s spam folder. However, any comments you leave on other blogs will continue to go into their spam folders (until they unspam you).
There is a link to an Akismet form (on my post). This will take you the form you need to complete for WordPress.
I hope that helps.
Thanks Hugh. It’s all a bit confusing! Yes I filled in the form just waiting to hear back from them. Are they quite quick to reply?
I heard back from them within 24 hours and they had the problem sorted out within 48 hours, Marje. However, some other bloggers have informed me that it took longer for them. This problem has been happening all over WordPress for many months so they should know how to solve it. However, you’ll probably get a few replies from them like ‘we’ve no idea why this is happening’ or ‘this is new to us.’ In the meantime, where you do leave comments and they don’t end up showing, contact the blogger and ask them to check their spam folder for your comment and to fish it out if it’s in there. You can then start leaving further comments on their blog that won’t end up in their spam folder.
Thanks Hugh that’s all very helpful, hopefully I’ll hear back from them soon. I just left a comment on Colleen’s blog and I’ve already messaged her via gmail about my problem, so hopefully that should be ok. I’ll bear it in mind for future comments. 🙂
I think, that all of us try to go to spam jail sometimes. Either we like too many posts too fast, attach a link etc.
Just checked, non of you were in spam jail in my mailbox.
Good to know Irene. 🙂
Guess what? You have too! Just checked mine and there you were. Deepest apologies for not checking before. You are now un spammed and I have replied. Thank you by the way for a wondeful compliment 😊
Glad you unearthed me Gary. This is a major pain, left a message with Askimet but as yet no reply. Hope it gets sorted out soon. 🙂
Me too! It was good you mentioned it on a post as I rarely check spam folders. As of now I will be doing at least once a week just in case!!
By the way, you weren’t in my spam folder. That’s a good thing! <3
Oh just commented on your latest review post but don’t think it’s there?
Yup, you were in my WP spam folder. I unspammed you. <3
you did but you are out now!
Glad to hear Geoff! I really must stop being such a troublemaker!