Automatical registration of unpaid and spam users

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Automatical registration of unpaid and spam users

Postby tlove » Sat Nov 14, 2009 6:31 am

Hello,
As far as I can tell, it is only possible to register for a conference after going through PayPal. The system is working fine for those who pay via PayPal as is manual registration.
The problem is I'm getting users automatically recorded as registered who haven''t paid or who are obviously spam/robot users.
How do I stop them?
Terry

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Re: Automatical registration of unpaid and spam users

Postby jmacgreg » Tue Nov 17, 2009 1:08 pm

Hi Terry,

Have you turned on Captcha support? That should stop most automatic spam user registrations. There's information on the forum in and in your config.inc.php on setting up Captcha; if it is already enabled and you are still seeing lots of spam registrations, please let us know and we can look further into the issue.

Cheers,
James


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