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Saturday, 18 February 2012

Can Anybody Help Me?

Good morning blogging friends~

Do you find the word verification thingy time consuming and difficult to read? Last night it took me three tries before I finally got it right on someone's blog. 

I don't want it on my own blog.  Can someone please tell me how to turn off the word verification thingy? I can't find it. Thanks for your help.

Sharing from my heart~ Sandi


c. Joy said...

Good Morning. I started at DASHBOARD. Go to SETTINGS. Then COMMENTS. Then SHOW WORD VERIFICATION FOR COMMENTS. Now you can make the decision to use word verify or not.

I dropped the word verification thing a while back - it was taking me 'forever' to comment on the blogs I love and so I thought I could help the folks who comment on mine. This latest change with all the blurry, squiggillely (yes, I know that's not a real word but I can't think of another way to describe it!) verification words is nuts. Or maybe I need stronger glasses. Have a great weekend.

Carolyn Robbins said...

Hi Sandi, C. Joy is right but you have to use the old user interface instead of the new one! Have a great day!

Pamela Gordon said...

I just tried to find this Sandi and I have the new interface and it's not there. I disabled the word verifiation before I changed over to the new interface. I wonder how I get back to the old interface? I hope you can do it. I too find it annoying and a lot of other blogs I follow are talking about it. All the best. Pam

Johanna said...

Hi Sandi,
you got already two descriptions. May be the post from mariette with photos could be also helpful:
Best greetings, Johanna

Kathy A Delightsome Life said...

Hello Sandi, I am still using the old interface - so, c. Joy's advice is helpful. I have been having more spam mail lately and was considering switching to word verification for a short while. Don't you just wish people would be nice online! I hope you're able to get the answer you need!
I am not a robot! ;)

Nancy's Notes said...

I don't like it either! The way Joy described it is the way I did mine. Good luck!

Have a great day!

delia hornbook said...

Morning, i find this a real pain to and so time consuming. Im glad someone has told you how to do it ;-) Enjoy the rest of your day, dee x

Bernideen said...

I just checked it too but see that C Joy told you perfectly.
I think it does not purposeso i got rid of it a long time ago. some people give up trying and never comment because of it!
then comments
drop down to show word verification- mark NO

Mari said...

Hi Sandi, I just tried to turn mine off also, I hope I did it correctly....wish me


Michele @ The Nest at Finch Rest said...

Sandi, I just blogged about that today! Hope I was right, not sure b/c I have never used it. GL and let me know.

I can see you haven't been able to shut yours off yet. Hope you can, it's awful, isn't it?

Pamela Gordon said...

Sandi, the word verification is gone! Yay!

Scrappy Grams said...

I quite agree with you. I'm getting so I'm considering not leaving comments on sites that require it. It's just such a lot of work; I've kept changing the "gotcha" till I think I have one I'm seeing correctly. But to check if I'm a robot, wouldn't the spam checker work? If it doesn't, why do they have it?

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