Difference between revisions of "How can I prevent spam postings on my Message Forum?"


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1. Log into your Bravenet account<br />
 
1. Log into your Bravenet account<br />
2. Click on the Web Apps tab<br />
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2. Make sure you are on the Dashboard<br />
 
3. Click on "Message Forum" in your list of Web Tools<br />
 
3. Click on "Message Forum" in your list of Web Tools<br />
 
4. Click on "General Settings"<br />
 
4. Click on "General Settings"<br />
 
5. Click on the Security tab<br />
 
5. Click on the Security tab<br />
6. Under Require Image Verification for Posting, select Yes. This will help stop automated spam bots from posting on your Forum.<br />
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6. Under Block Spam Messages, select Yes.
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7. Under Require Image Verification for Posting, select Yes.
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This will help stop automated spam bots from posting on your Forum.<br />
 
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If there are a lot of spam postings from the same IP, we recommend banning that IP address from your Forum service completely.<br />
 
If there are a lot of spam postings from the same IP, we recommend banning that IP address from your Forum service completely.<br />
 
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Revision as of 16:37, 27 May 2014

1. Log into your Bravenet account
2. Make sure you are on the Dashboard
3. Click on "Message Forum" in your list of Web Tools
4. Click on "General Settings"
5. Click on the Security tab
6. Under Block Spam Messages, select Yes. 7. Under Require Image Verification for Posting, select Yes.
This will help stop automated spam bots from posting on your Forum.

If there are a lot of spam postings from the same IP, we recommend banning that IP address from your Forum service completely.