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Avoid spam. How?

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I got lots of spam in my forum. How to avoid it?
[originally posted on jforum.net by chackboom]
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There are a bunch of ways to do this..

Turn off anonymous posting rights. (Lots of posts on how to do this)

Turn on Captcha (have to enter a string displayed as an image) for registration:

Turn on Captcha for posting.

Here are the common captcha config settings you can add to your jforum-custom.conf file.

captcha.registration = false
captcha.posts = false
captcha.ignore.case = false

[originally posted on jforum.net by monroe]
 
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