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3 good reasons to upgrade to Movable Type 3.1

TIPPINST – Comment and trackback spam is a major concern for the community. With this in mind I recently upgraded my movable type from 2.x to 3.1. I had been putting it off for some time but like most things when I sat down and read the instructions it was quiet straight forward. After using it for a few days I can now identify three good reasons why you should upgrade.
1 – Comment moderation option, all comments can be moderated i.e. you can decide to approve or reject the comment
2- Mt-blacklist for 3.1 (ver 2.x) is very powerful as it integrates into movable type as a proper plugin, it now handles the trackback spam and auto updates its blacklists.
3 – Sub Category creation, its now possible to create sub categories i.e I could create a category called music and have sub categories called Irish, Rock, Blues etc