View Full Version : Spam on the forums

03-14-2008, 11:19 PM
Has anyone else been noticing all the spam coming up on the forums?

Any idea if there's a way to stop it Steve? I guess you know you're big time when people start spamming you http://www.gophergraphics.com/forum/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/biggrin.gif

03-14-2008, 11:26 PM
It's always an on going problem. We try to delete it as fast as possible.

03-15-2008, 10:22 PM
Maybe you should implement the "CAPTCHA" security feature before you post an item on the forum.

This determines if the person posting a note is a person or a computer and it has to fill in what is the text in the picture.

This is a good way to prevent spam

Captcha (http://adamstiles.com/photos/sample_captcha.png)

03-16-2008, 12:06 AM
That is a very good idea and I will need to do something like that in the near future. I am investigating what would work best.