I have a forum which is very new, and have gotten some members to join, however, they keep spamming the hell out of the site!
All they do is post information about Pharmacies, and "start your home business" etc. (nothing to do with the actual topics!)
I'm thinking about abandoning SMF forums...
How do you prevent spammers?
Many sites, including HP, routinely block the offending IP’s. However, I don’t know how much work it is to do that.
Be it SMF or Phpbb or mybb, there is likely to be spam because there are bots made for forums software.
Use text based anti-captcha on sign up page. Also sign up to recaptcha.net and use it on signup page.
Use this mod on SMF to filter spammers who manage to crack sign up.
SMF is one of the feature rich and easy on learning curve forum software.
If you don't like SMF then go withFluxBB and make sure you add anti-captcha and manual member add-on.
By the way links in the sidebar of your nazi zombies blog are broken. Fix them. You can use blogroll widget in sidebar to fix it. (do check how you're adding URL).
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