LnRiLXlvdXR1YmVbZGF0YS10b29sc2V0LWJsb2Nrcy15b3V0dWJlPSI5MGVjNmVmNDE2OWNmM2UyMDFiNzI1MWI5MDI0NjM1MCJdIHsgd2lkdGg6IDgwMHB4OyB9IC50Yi15b3V0dWJlW2RhdGEtdG9vbHNldC1ibG9ja3MteW91dHViZT0iOTBlYzZlZjQxNjljZjNlMjAxYjcyNTFiOTAyNDYzNTAiXSA+IGRpdiB7IHBhZGRpbmctdG9wOiBjYWxjKDEwMCUvMTYqOSk7IH0g I was going to add “for free” but neither Gravity Forms (GF) nor Gravity Perks (GP) are free… but you’re probably not reading this unless you already own GF. Or maybe you’ve heard how great Gravity Forms is and this is just what you needed to confidently get started with it. (See our other Gravity Forms tips) Buying GF or GP via my affiliate links here help me out without costing you more. If you already own GF, GP is a lot of value for the price. You’ll Need… Gravity FormsGravity Forms Blacklist from Gravity PerksAbout 15 minutes Quick Steps Install and activate Gravity Forms, Gravity Perks, and the Gravity Forms Blacklist plugins.Install and activate the Comment Blacklist Manager by Andrew Norcross. We like this one because it enables manually adding your own disallowed keywords to GitHub’s list.Go to each Gravity Forms form and apply the Perk to the textarea, email, and other fields you’ve noticed get abused by spammers. How-To Video Note: The word “blacklist” is expected to be replaced with something more appropriate and descriptive like “disallowed keywords” sometime after this post and video were created.