Difference between revisions of "How can I stop visitors from voting multiple times in one day?"


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To restrict your voters to only allow one vote per day, you can enable the Flood Protection feature for your Vote Caster. This option will prevent another post from being made by the same visitor for exactly 24 hours.
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To restrict your voters to only allow one vote per day, you can enable the Flood Protection feature for your Vote Caster. This option will prevent another post from being made by the same visitor for exactly 24 hours.<br />
 
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To enable the Flood Protection feature, please do the following:
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To enable the Flood Protection feature, please do the following:<br />
 
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1. Log into Bravenet and click "Vote Caster" in the list of registered services
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1. Log into Bravenet and click "Vote Caster" in the list of registered services<br />
2. Click on "General Settings"
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2. Click on "General Settings"<br />
3. In the "Flood Protection" section, select Yes
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3. In the "Flood Protection" section, select Yes<br />
4. Scroll down and click on the "Save Changes" button
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4. Scroll down and click on the "Save Changes" button<br />
 
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The Flood Protection feature relies on both cookie and IP address data to keep track of who has voted. Unfortunately this feature will not work if your voters are all behind a firewall using the same IP.
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The Flood Protection feature relies on both cookie and IP address data to keep track of who has voted. Unfortunately this feature will not work if your voters are all behind a firewall using the same IP.<br />
 
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Revision as of 12:20, 1 December 2009

To restrict your voters to only allow one vote per day, you can enable the Flood Protection feature for your Vote Caster. This option will prevent another post from being made by the same visitor for exactly 24 hours.

To enable the Flood Protection feature, please do the following:

1. Log into Bravenet and click "Vote Caster" in the list of registered services
2. Click on "General Settings"
3. In the "Flood Protection" section, select Yes
4. Scroll down and click on the "Save Changes" button

The Flood Protection feature relies on both cookie and IP address data to keep track of who has voted. Unfortunately this feature will not work if your voters are all behind a firewall using the same IP.