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Forum spam caused by not can be stop while human spam cannot be stopped but can be controlled. In this post I shall present you ways to stop forum spam caused by bots.

1. Google reCAPTCHA version2 Checkbox. wpForo has a built-in reCAPTCHA which when activated helps you to control spam by present security checks before a user/bot is allowed to signup, login, post, reply etc. In Dashboard > Forums > Tools > Antispam Tab you can configure and enable the reCAPTCHA v2 Checkbox "I'm not Robot". 

 

2. Akismet. wpForo is well integrated with Akismet. You should install and activate Akismet too. There is also a free plan in Aksimet, but paid plans are better.

3. Manual User Approving. Currently, there is a few plugins for this. But it's recommended to try this plugin: https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-approve-user/

 

This topic was modified 9 months ago by Mr Johndik

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