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Opened 4 years ago

Closed 4 years ago

#4026 closed task (wontfix)

Spam Protection

Reported by: Ninos Ego Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: minor Version: 1.5.4
Component: Component - Core Keywords:
Cc: ninos1993@…


Sometimes my members get a lot of message spam. Is it possible to include akismet into the message system.

Also daily I get new members (spammers). Can you may include there akismet, too?

Change History (3)

#1 @Ninos Ego
4 years ago

  • Cc ninos1993@… added

#2 @j.conti
4 years ago

For me is not a good idea to add the private message to Akismet because are "Private message", or you are asking about mentions?

For protect the registration page you have some plugins like:

WangGuard ->
SI Captcha ->
Ban Hammer ->
WP-Hashcash ->

For me the best one is WangGuard, but is my baby ;)

#3 @johnjamesjacoby
4 years ago

  • Milestone Awaiting Review deleted
  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from new to closed

Akismet might not be a bad way to try to mitigate this, but I agree there are other ways to cut users off at the source. Closing as wontfix.

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