• Introduction to Fighting Spam (AntiSpam)

    Comment spam is a plague on all blogs, forums and generally all websites that allow user generated content. Why is that? Spammers are actually professionals hired to do just that! What they try to achieve is to place a link to their own website (or th… more »
  • Recognizing a crawler attack

    When you look at your b2evolution's Analytics Tab, you may see a huge increase of traffic like this: more »
  • My blog is slow because it's hammered with comment SPAM! How do I recover?

    If your blog is being hammered with comment spam, it will get slower and slower as your database gets bloated with hundreds of thousands of spammy comments. At some point your site will get so slow and will consume so many resources that your web hosti… more »
  • How to control referrer spam hits from search engines

    This refers to b2evolution versions 0.9.0.* Are you getting traffic from search engines for something that a referer spammer faked into your stats page? Would you like to keep your referer data and stats page visible to visitors but stop the undesira… more »
  • I can't post "spam" to my own site!

    If you feel b2evolution detects spam or security issues too often in what you posts to your own site and you don’t want to hear about it any more, you can disable all the SPAM and Security checks on the Administrators account. See: Blogging… more »
  • Delete User Data

    User moderators have rights to delete those users data which they can edit, even if they don’t have specific permission to delete those data. more »
  • Antispam Tips

    Are you getting traffic from search engines for something that a referer spammer faked into your stats page? Would you like to keep your referer data and stats page visible to visitors but stop the undesirable traffic? If so this is the place for you.… more »
  • Confusing SPAMbots by changing your file structure

    A few antispam techniques : b2evo comes with a blacklist. Update that frequently. (This is found in admin/antispam/request abuse update). Change the directory/folder name for your trackback and comments from <em>htsrv</em> to any other val… more »
  • Fighting SPAM with .htaccess

    Keeping the spammers at bay with a hardened .htaccess should be your first line of defense with any web site. So let’s get started! Restricting Where Comments Originate From Everyone likes comments, but no-one wants comment spam. The simple… more »

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