Monday, March 19, 2012
Apparently it wasn't really possible to get rid of the word verification in the new version but Blogger has now added in the choice. I was easily able to eliminate it and you can too. Here's how. Go to your design page and click on SETTINGS. Then click on POSTS AND COMMENTS and look for SHOW WORD VERIFICATION. The default setting is YES but if you don't want to put people through the exasperating process of guessing, just click on NO. Voila your visitors will be able to comment without angst.
It's my understanding that Blogger has great spam filters so that you're unlikely to get much even without it. Anyway, I've eliminated mine and I'll see how it goes.