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Growmap Anti Spambot Plugin

Defeat automated spambots (even the new 'learning' bots with dynamically named hidden fields) by adding a client side generated checkbox.

1.5.5

  • updated : update readme to show compatibility with wp 3.8
  • added : Dutch language added (thanks Onno Schuit)

1.5.4

  • added : remove all links from a comment if it is in moderation. (prevents autospam bots like scrapebox from thinking they got through with a link)
  • updated : compatibility with 3.7

1.5.3

  • updated : $count is checked if it has a value before checking if it is greater than max_mod to hopefully elimate the problem of random users being told they have too many comments in moderation

1.5.2

  • updated : set checkbox as descendant of label so users can click the label to tick the box (thanks Anthony T)
  • updated : added a link back to the post with a query arg to fix pages that were expired and had old form fields on the die message
  • updated : change refer check logic
  • updated : add error codes to error messages
  • updated : allow user to not use secret_key (set as no by default)
  • fixed : max_mod kept reverting back to 3 due to get_options not saving version number
  • updated : added warning message about clearing the cache if a user upgrades or changes settings and has a cache plugin installed

1.5.1

  • updated : set the max_mod value during install if it doesn't exist
  • updated : new readme

1.5

  • updated : max_mod is set at 3 by default
  • updated : readme.txt updated

1.4.3

  • updated : allow option of using referer check or not in settings
  • updated : use dynamic input field name so each post uses a different value and can't be learned for the whole site
  • added : allow user to set maximum comments that can be held in moderation before new comments can be added (from CommentLuv Premium)

1.4.2

  • added : add a referer check to start of check_comment
  • updated : notices about undefined index when debug turned on
  • updated : check $_SERVER['HTTP_REFERER'] is set and die if not

1.4.1

  • updated : improved code for checkbox and label to help with styling (thanks James)
  • updated : regex for saving secret key
  • added : keep a count of bots caught
  • added : ad box below author info

1.4

  • added : new extra security added with secret_key
  • added : insert commentdata as spam before wp_die so spammer can't keep submitting the same comment with new key try
  • fixed : bug with gasp_check declaration using == instead of =
  • added : keep a track of bot comments and show count in settings page (only bot comments, not forgotten checkboxes)

1.3

  • fixed : prevent two checkboxes being rendered on some themes (nexus)

1.2

  • allow blogger to change checkbox name in settings

0.1

  • First version , commissioned by @phollows via @growmap

0.2

  • tidied up options page and added field for checkbox label

0.3

  • changed the hidden div with text type input to hidden input to prevent google toolbar from filling in the text field

0.4

1.0

  • release version

1.01

  • use different method to identify submitted form for forms that have a submit button with no id or name set (@dragonblogger)

1.02

  • ignore trackbacks and pingbacks (@basicblogtips)

1.03

  • let blog owner to choose to allow trackbacks or not (@dragonblogger)

1.1

  • add ability to specify maximum number of names or urls in content of comment. (@dragonblogger)
  • choose where to send comment

Requires: 2.9.2 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.8.3
Last Updated: 2014-1-14
Downloads: 198,623

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