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stopforumspam Plugin

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Detritus, Hrun, Ponder Stibbons, Binky, Weatherwax

plugin Block spam accounts detected by

Last updated on

This extension has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues.

Similar to stopforumspam2

Tagged with anti-spam, spam, stopforumspam

Full documentation and other information is available at


Search and install the plugin using the Extension Manager. Refer to Plugins on how to install plugins manually.


Install this plugin on your server and before a user can create an account their data is checked against a large database of known spammers at

Users who are found will be blocked, users who are not found will be passed through.


All registration attempts are recorded in CSV files, in the data/spamlogger directory of your site or farm animal. These files can be downloaded and viewed in most spreadsheet programs.

These files are not deleted, but they will tend to pile up over time, so it's a good idea to delete them after a while.

Configuration and Settings

Change Log

  • 2015-07-15
    • Initial release
  • 2015-08-24
    • Added logging of all attempts
    • Refactored and Test Drove checking logic and logging

Known Bugs and Issues

Error messages on rejection aren't clean. Then again, they're probably being read by a bot, so who cares?

ToDo/Wish List

  • [Added 2015-08-24] Sensitivity configuration on confidence intervals.
  • [Added 2015-08-24] Logging of all account creation attempts in an exportable format.
  • Configurable log file location.
  • Configurable log file archiving/deleting.


Installing through extension manager gives the following error, though it seems to install anyway:

Error, the requested extension hasn't been installed or updated

Additionally, a feature request: some kind of log through which banned ip's can be viewed (mostly in case of false-positives).

Thanks for the heads up. I think the installation requirements changed in Hrun or Detrietus, I'll have to figure out the new requirements.
plugin/stopforumspam.txt · Last modified: 2022-09-05 09:16 by 2a00:23c6:b082:5901:14ba:cd47:e013:9ef

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