I would love to hear perspectives on the pros and cons of banning vs deleting spam accounts.
As a newbie, I am confused on this subject.
even i used to make same mistake when spelling Akismet, but once I made a plugin using Akismet for WP, i started using correct spell
Found out today it's spelled Akismet. *facepalm*
Have you turned it off? Or have they circumvented everything.
@a_5mith Have you seen the new upgraded "No Captcha"?
We're using the new ReCaptcha, but it didn't seem to work today
Pi 2 man drowning?
Sigh, what sucks is that all of us are away from the PC until tomorrow. Perfect day for the captcha plugin to stop catching the baddies
@psychobunny please do. They took over the forum.
It would be nice with a setting for new users. Unable to post on the forum until X days have gone! Does that feature exist ?
Yup, in ACP settings -> posts
A couple of points for you guys to consider. First time poster here, But I manage some large forums that rank for lots of high value keywords.
Our line of defence on vBulletin is as follows:
Even with this, we still get hit every now and then with manual spam from SEO agencies in various parts of the world - some parts of the world are worse than others. For those we use broad CIDR bans at the firewall levels.