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kdr
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October 1, 2018 3:17 pm  

Hi Richard,

As per the thread title: I've just received a couple of emails notifying me of comments on 'my' work. The only problem being, the work isn't mine (it's a poem called 'Moving Forward' by sweetwater).
Would this be related to recent issues, and if so, is there anything for me to be concerned about, i.e. compromised passwords, etc?

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ukadmin
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October 1, 2018 3:26 pm  

No, it's just a glitch in the comment system. I too got the same email. Not sure why you would think the passwords might be compromised but, no, the error is just with the comments email notification settings.


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kdr
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October 1, 2018 3:30 pm  

Fair enough, then. Thought I'd better bring it to your attention, just in case.
As for the question re: passwords, a bit of healthy paranoia where t'Internet is concerned isn't a bad thing, but that's all it was.

Cheers for the quick reply.  ? 


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ukadmin
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October 1, 2018 3:51 pm  

Just checked and the notification system was set to send to 350 members rather than the original author! I have deactivated that plugin now as I think it was not actually required. The main comments system has its own notification settings so I will remove the extraneous plugin and see how it goes. 

UPDATE:

Just checked the plugin creator's website and found that there was indeed a bug that crept in which sent notifications en masse! I have restarted the plugin with a fix so it should be working now.

 

 


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