Akismet 2.6.0

Akismet was updated to version 2.6.0, from version 2.5.9. Changelog:

  • Add ajax paging to the check for spam button to handle large volumes of comments
  • Optimize javascript and add localization support
  • Fix bug in link to spam comments from right now dashboard widget
  • Fix bug with deleting old comments to avoid timeouts dealing with large volumes of comments
  • Include X-Pingback-Forwarded-For header in outbound WordPress pingback verifications
  • Add pre-check for pingbacks, to stop spam before an outbound verification request is made