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Blocking random discussion postings

Blocking random discussion postings

Blocking random discussion postings

(OP)
I have a discussion web and i have been getting a lot of random spam type postings to it.  Most seem to be coming from Asia with funny characters.  How can I keep these postings from being added?  Can I create something that causes it to require a confirmation click?
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RE: Blocking random discussion postings



If you think this may be coming from bots, you might be able to set a field requiring specific input. Even manual submissions are more difficult when validation is required. Sometimes simply using validation for any field might squash this.

Something like:

Enter the text below before submitting.
yhctskw

Then set a text field like:

CODE

<!--webbot bot="Validation" B-Value-Required="TRUE" I-Minimum-Length="7"
  I-Maximum-Length="7" S-Validation-Constraint="Equal to"
  S-Validation-Value="yhctskw" -->
<input type="text" name="T1" size="20" maxlength="7">

This input field should help with a standard form, I think it will work for the Discussion Web as well. You could change this periodically if necessary.

Hope I have been of some help,
Micheal Smith

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RE: Blocking random discussion postings

(OP)
This worked for a little while but it appears that they are getting smarter.  

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