Just before the weekend, WordPress changed the default setting for the “notify me of follow-up comments via email” option. I’m not sure if this was intentional or if it is a bug in the program, but what I can tell you is that the default is now a checkmark in this box. If you are a WordPress user and tend to leave comments on the blogs you follow, this means you’re probably receiving an awful lot of comments you didn’t think you would.
Here are three things you can do about it…
- Try to remember to uncheck the box when you leave a comment.
- If, like me, you often forget to do this until after you’ve pressed the button to leave you comment, try this:
- From your WordPress dashboard, click on the Blogs I Follow link in the upper, left-hand corner.
- At the top of that page, click the Comments text link.
- One-by-one hover over…
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