Is there any way to block someone from commenting on your hubs?

Jump to Last Post 1-2 of 2 discussions (7 posts)
  1. workingmomwm profile image83
    workingmomwmposted 6 years ago

    For the past few months, someone calling herself Julie Halfen has been trying to comment on my "Best of the Wiggles" hub, inviting Murray "Wiggle" over to her house for dinner or any number of extracurricular activities. I've been denying the comments and deleting them as spam, but she just keeps coming with the same old thing, and it's getting really annoying!

    Is there any way I can stop this? I'm thinking about just getting rid of the comments capsule altogether. Would that be the way to go? Please help!

    1. Cagsil profile image82
      Cagsilposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      If this helps....when the person leaves a comment, as the author and owner of your hub, it reveals an IP address. You can send an email to the ISP of that IP address and file your complaint toward this person. Using SPAM or Abuse should be good enough.

      Make sure you explain in detail the problems, dates and times, which you get the comments. Make sure you document everything.

      1. workingmomwm profile image83
        workingmomwmposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        Wow! Thanks, Cagsil. I didn't even think about that. If she tries it again, I just might do that. :-)

  2. QuestionMaster profile image85
    QuestionMasterposted 6 years ago

    Is she a member of Hubpages? If so, you can report her.

    However if she's just someone leaving random comments, you can go into your comments capsule and turn the comments to "hubpages accounts only". That way she can't comment without signing up.

    As long as you have comments on moderation, she can't do much more than annoy  you - so I guess it's up to you whether you want to keep deleting comments or turn them off completely.

    1. workingmomwm profile image83
      workingmomwmposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      No. She's not a member; otherwise, I would have reported her. Thanks for the advice about setting the comments to HP accounts only. I'll give that a try!

      1. msshandriaball profile image47
        msshandriaballposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        I would get rid of the comment section all together this person seems to be persistent .

        1. QuestionMaster profile image85
          QuestionMasterposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          If the hub only allows comments from members, then she'll need to sign up as a member to comment. And if she does that, then she can be banned - and enough bans means she might get IP banned. smile

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)