How to Display the Total Number of Spam Comments in WordPress

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Do you want to display the total number of spam comments on your site? It’s easy with our code snippet. In this article, we’ll show you how to display the number of spam comments you’ve received.


All you have to do is copy this snippet to your template file where you want to show the total number of spam comments you’ve received.

         $count = wp_count_comments();
         echo  "Spam: ". $count->spam;

Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly copy / paste code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.

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