WASP – Anti Spam

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A unique anti-spam solution to help you fight spam in registration, comments, forms (Contact Form 7).

Author:Yehuda Hassine (profile at wordpress.org)
WordPress version required:3.6
WordPress version tested:4.1
Plugin version:1.1
Added to WordPress repository:02-02-2014
Last updated:25-12-2014
Warning! This plugin has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.
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Plugin URI:http://wpdevplus.com/wasp-anti-spam
Total downloads:750
Active installs:10+
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A unique anti-spam solution to help you fight spam in registration, comments, forms (Contact Form 7). When the user comment or using contact form 7 his comments or message will not sent or be visible until the user will press a unique link sent to him when he submited his message.

For Example:

Think like this i'm a spammer registering to your site, after register to your site i see a message about the need to activate my account, if i used fake email address this address will be blocked because it's never activated, if i used a real address i activated my account with success ! Now i would like to change my email address so i can spam without getting any messages from your site but oops i can't change my email address because the plugin blocking it ! Ok let's try my luck and start spam in the commnets, posting my first comment and getting a message: "to see the comment you must approve your comment by pressing the link in your email address".

I think you got the idea but what would happen if i will not press it the email and the ip address will be blocked because no one press the link, if i did press the link in the second on the third time YOU as site admin can block his ip and email address manually in the plugin options.

Plugin Features:

  • User activation by email.
  • Block user from changing is email address - EVEN BY ROLE !
  • Protect from spam commnets by sending unique url approve to the user email address - EVEN BY ROLE !
  • Auto learn mode - unverify users or comments will be deleted after time interval you choose.
  • Recaptcha protection for registration.
  • Recaptcha protection for login.
  • Recaptcha protection for commnets - EVEN BY ROLE.
  • Ban user from register or comment by ip or email.
  • Customise email notification to the users.
  • Import and export option to save plugin settings.