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bcSpamBlock

Uses Javascript and PHP crypt() functionality to ensure that a visitor is not a spambot. Requires no sessions or database. Based on JSSpamBlock

  • 2007-10-10 - v1.0 - Initial release
  • 2007-10-12 - v1.1 - Changed the salt to be a string in the format '$1$xxxxxxxx$' This fixes a problem where only the first 8 characters were useful for generating the hash
  • 2007-11-08 - v1.2 - Disabled the checking for the hidden variables in trackbacks, and instead uses a system inspired by the simple-trackback-validation from http://sw-guide.de/wordpress/plugins/simple-trackback-validation/ Essentially, make sure that the website referenced matches
    REMOTE_ADDR, and that the page actually contains a link to this blog Thanks to wlx@cngis.org for information on how to handle trackback/pingbacks seperately
  • 2007-11-09 - v1.2.1 - Fixed needle/haystack problem with strstr() call An annoying PHP inconsistency
  • 2008-05-14 - v1.3 - Fixed a problem where PHP's crypt() function includes the salt inside the encrypted value.
  • 2009-01-13 - v1.4 - Auto approve comments submitted by administrators. This fixes the ability to add/edit comments from the admin screens

Requires: 2.0.2 or higher
Compatible up to: 2.7
Last Updated: 2009-1-13
Downloads: 3,397

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