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wpForo 1.x.x [Solved] Spammers, bot and WPForo

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ikir
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 ikir
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Hello everyone. I know WPForo use Akismet but we have soo may spam account registering on www.egpu.it

Even if we have Google recapcha in WPForo login, Akismet... there are tons of fake account registering. They can't post but they are able to register. Any hint please?

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Sofy
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@ikir,

Please read this FAQ: https://wpforo.com/community/faq/how-to-stop-spam/

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ikir
 ikir
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@sofy
We're trying with "Spam protection, AntiSpam, FireWall by CleanTalk"

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ikir
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 ikir
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OK thanks! Any plugin can delete unactivated users after a while? Like few days? Reading now thanks

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Martin
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@ikir,

Here are some good plugins:

Posted by: @ikir

there are tons of fake account registering

Also, please make sure the reCAPTCHA is enabled for all registration forms in Dashboard > Forums > Tools > Antispam Tab. If you have other Profile builder plugin or WooCommerce they add new registration pages and require additional protection. 

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ikir
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Thanks so much, this weekend we will work on these!

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