Red Sand Media Group replied to the topic User registration validation is not working which allows fake and spam accounts in the forum How-to & Troubleshooting 1 year, 7 months ago
I’m sorry to hear about the user registration spam…that’s a pain.
Just a thought…but if you have used 5 major plugins to stop spam, you might want to look at any other plugins that might be interacting/conflicting and disabling the anti-spam capability. For example, one we ran into that disables anti-spam is “New User Approve”…are…[Read more]
Trust me, I completely hear you. You’re right. Ideally anti-spam controls like that should be built-in.
Those are great suggestions. We’ll take a hard look at possibly including those features in future versions of WP-SpamShield as well. One thing you’ll find by using a plugin like WP-SpamShield is that it will block 100% of bots,…[Read more]
I just thought I’d jump in here real quick, as I think this will be beneficial to everyone in the thread including @Tranny.
And even if you would be a genius coder creator of an extra super original spam shield, you could be sure to became target #1 of all spammers, because in this case, you would represent the absolute challenger of…
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