How To Block Someone On WordPress.com

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Here’s how you can block attention-seeking and time-wasting trolls or unwanted users, followers, their E-mail addresses and their websites or IP addresses including their comments on WordPress.com;

Login to your WordPress Dashboard and click “Users” on left menu. Next, click “Followers”. Next to the username, click “Remove” button and in the confirmation box, click “Remove” button again;

Next, click Settings on the left menu and click “Discussion” tab. Make sure these discussion settings are enabled;

  • Users must be registered and logged in to comment

  • Comment must be manually approved (under “Before a comment appears)

At the bottom, enter the WordPress.com username, Gravatar username (gravata.com/username), their E-mail address and IP/website address in the “Disallowed comments”. Click “Save Settings” when done;

In addition to above, you can use online reporting tool provided by WordPress.com;

https://wordpress.com/abuse/

and

https://automattic.com/dmca-notice/

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