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WangGuard

The most advanced protection against sploggers and spam users registration, is fully WordPress,WordPress MU ,BuddyPress and bbPress 2.0 compatible

Welcome to WangGuard, Welcome to the revolution

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WangGuard Always will be free for personal use, this means that whenever you have less than 500 daily registrations or you make less than $200/month, you never have to pay anything for WangGuard.

Over 57.000.000+ Splogger/unwanted users blocked

But now, WangGuard is free for every one for limited time.

One time we believe that we've added all the necessary tools, we will begin to charge for WangGuard to users that have more than 500 queries a day, making more than $200/month or are companies.

These are preliminary prices

  • From 0 to 500 queries day FREE (only personal use. Companies and webmasters making more than $200/month, see next level).

  • From 501 to 5.000 queries day, 4€/month. (this will be the basic level for Companies and webmasters making more than $200/month).

  • From 5.001 to 15.000 queries day, 8€/month.

  • From 15.001 to 30.000 queries day, 15€/month.

  • From 30.001 to 60.000 queries day, 50€/month

  • +60.000 queries day, contact with us.

WangGuard already is blocking 99.90% of sploggers and unwanted users.

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Advice

  • If you are using W3 Total Cache and you have enabled HTML&XML Minify and you use BuddyPress or a custom registration page. Please, go to Performance -> Minify -> Advanced -> "Never minify the following pages:" and add you registration page. If you dont do this, you could have some issues.

  • WangGuard NOT protect your site from comment spam, WangGuard protect your registration page from sploggers, unwanted users and untrusted users and WangGuard clean your database from them. For comment spam, you have another great plugin, Akismet.

  • WangGuard protect the standard WordPress, WordPress Multisite, BuddyPress and bbPress 2.0 registration forms. If you use custom registration page, maybe WangGuard will not work. If you use a plugin or custom registration page, once you've installed WangGuard, test if it works. if it doesn't work, talk with the plugin developer or with your developer to make it compatible or use the standard WordPress, WordPress Multisite, BuddyPress or bbPress 2.0 signup form.

WangGuard is fully compatible with Standard WordPress (non-multisite), WordPress MU, WordPress Multisite, BuddyPress (multisite and non-multisite), bbPress 2.0, and plugins like WooCommerce.

If you have signup enabled on your Standard WordPress, WordPress MU, WordPress Multisite, BuddyPress, bbPress 2.0, or 'my profile' in WooCommerce this is the plugin you were waiting for. There is nothing like it, is a next generation plugin associated a web service and a new concept of active protection from Sploggers, spam users, unwanted users and Black Hat SEO. This is just the beginning.

WangGuard not only protect your site from sploggers, spam users or unwanted users, WangGuard cleans your database from them. No plugin or service does this, only with WangGuard you will get this feature.

Now Free to everyone for a limited time!. Who make more than $200/month, need more than 500 API Queries/month or a company they not have to pay anything until at least January 2013. We will not charge anything until we develop everything that we want to develop and be the best service by far.

Introduction to WangGuard:

It is very important to use WangGuard at least for a week, reporting your site's unwanted users as sploggers from the Users panel.

WangGuard will learn at that time to protect your site from sploggers in a much more effective way.

WangGuard protects each web site in a personalized way using information provided by Administrators who report sploggers world-wide, that's why it's very important that you report your sploggers to WangGuard.

The longer you use WangGuard, the more effective it will become.

Upon user registration, WangGuard will check against a centralized database if the user is a Splogger or spam-user. If WangGuard determines that the user is a Splogger, WangGuard won't allow the registration on your site.

No need to put any kind of filter in the user registration page (eg captcha). This is the greatness of WangGuard, not hinder users who wish to register on your site with Captchas and other things that just makes the registration being more difficult and in many cases do not stop Sploggers. But in case you want to put something WangGuard gives you the ability to add one or more security questions from the plugin's administration page, which will be randomly displayed on the registration page.

Why use WangGuard?

  • WangGuard cleans your database from sploggers, spam users and unwanted users.
  • Is very dangerous to have sploggers, spam users or unwanted users, they could hack the site.
  • The sploggers, spam users or unwanted users uses your server resources for their benefit. They can overload your site to their benefit hurting you and your users.
  • They hurt your position in search engines like Google.
  • Search engines such as Google can block your site because you are advertising illegal, prohibited or dangerous products or content.
  • Sploggers, spam users and unwanted users, bothers the rest of your users, this may cause them to sign off your site.
  • Do not bother your new users with complicated captchas that in most cases do not stop the sploggers, spam users or unwanted users.
  • WangGuard fixes all of these problems, and if you're a personal user, it does it for free.

General Features

  • Free API key for personal use
  • Free to everyone for a limited time!
  • Clean your installation of unwanted users and sploggers.
  • Centralized database of sploggers.
  • Block users emails by domains.
  • NEW Advanced User Management.
  • Configure from Admin panel
  • Valid HTML
  • I18n language translation support
  • Security questions
  • WangGuard find Sploggers, spam-users or unwanted users in your old ones registered users
  • WangGuard clean your database of Sploggers, spam-users or unwanted users
  • Protect Standard WordPress registration page against Web Service from spam-user or unwanted users
  • Protect WordPress MU registration page against Web Service from Sploggers, spam-user or unwanted users
  • Protect WordPress Multisite (WP 3.x) registration page against Web Service from Sploggers, spam-user or unwanted users
  • Protect BuddyPress registration page against Web Service from Sploggers, spam-user or unwanted users
  • Protect bbPress 2.0 registration page against Web Service from Sploggers, spam-user or unwanted users
  • Anti-splog Web Service.
  • Disable WangGuard menu in WordPress & BuddyPress AdminBar
  • AppThemes compatible
  • WooCommerce integration

WordPress Simple Features

  • gmail.com and googlemail.com duplicated account verifications (activate on WangGuard Configuration)
  • Optional DNS verification of the email domain (right side of the @ in an email address) (activate on WangGuard Configuration)
  • Full Statistics
  • Added the ability to flag a user as "Not Splogger"
  • Wizard for detect and eliminate Sploggers
  • Mark as Splogger from post list

WordPress Mu (WPMU) Features

  • gmail.com and googlemail.com duplicated account verifications (activate on WangGuard Configuration)
  • Optional DNS verification of the email domain (right side of the @ in an email address) (activate on WangGuard Configuration)
  • Full Statistics
  • Added the ability to flag a user as "Not Splogger"
  • Wizard for detect and eliminate Sploggers
  • Mark as Splogger from post list
  • Protect all registration pages from All blogs (Activated sitewide)

WordPress Multisite (WP3.x) Features

  • New! Open Sun Sites from WangGuard Admin. You do not need more to visit the sub sites outsite Wordress Admin.
  • gmail.com and googlemail.com duplicated account verifications (activate on WangGuard Configuration)
  • Optional DNS verification of the email domain (right side of the @ in an email address) (activate on WangGuard Configuration)
  • Full Statistics
  • Added the ability to flag a user as "Not Splogger"
  • Wizard for detect and eliminate Sploggers
  • Mark as Splogger from post list
  • Add a "Report blog and author" on every blog
  • Moderation Queue for repored users and blogs
  • Protect all registration pages from All blogs (Activated for Network)

BuddyPress 1.2.x and 1.5 (WordPress Simple and WordPress Multisite 3.x) Features

  • gmail.com and googlemail.com duplicated account verifications (activate on WangGuard Configuration)
  • Optional DNS verification of the email domain (right side of the @ in an email address) (activate on WangGuard Configuration)
  • Full Statistics
  • Added the ability to flag a user as "Not Splogger"
  • Mark as Splogger from post list
  • Add "Report blog and author" on every blog
  • Moderation Queue for repored users and blogs
  • Add report user on every Activity
  • Add report user on every profile
  • Wizard for detect and eliminate Sploggers
  • Groups in WangGuard Users Screen

bbPress 2.0 Plugin

  • gmail.com and googlemail.com duplicated account verifications (activate on WangGuard Configuration)
  • Optional DNS verification of the email domain (right side of the @ in an email address) (activate on WangGuard Configuration)
  • Full Statistics
  • Added the ability to flag a user as "Not Splogger"
  • Wizard for detect and eliminate Sploggers

Requirements/Restrictions

  • Works with WordPress 3.8+, WPMU 3.8+, BuddyPress 1.0.3+, bbPress 2.0+ (WordPress 3.9+ is highly recommended)
  • PHP 4.3 or above. (PHP 5+ is highly recommended)

Configuration

After the plugin is activated, you can configure it by selecting the "configuration" tab on the "WangGuard" page.

Usage

Obtain a new API KEY for your site from WangGuard, then go to "configuration" on the "WangGuard" tab and paste the provided API KEY to activate WangGuard.

This step is not necessary, but if you want anyway, create the security questions that will appear randomly in the user registration page.

You can create or modify security questions and answers from the Admin panel.

Please go to WangGuard Wizard and use it.

Upon user registration, WangGuard will check against a centralized database if the user is a Splogger or spam-user. If WangGuard determines that the user is a Splogger, WangGuard won't allow the registration on your site.

You, as Admin, will be able to report existing SPloggers to WangGuard from the Admin panel.

If you flag a user as "spam", from either WordPress or BuddyPress, the user will be automatically reported as Splogger to WangGuard.

If you flag manually a user as Splogger, the user will be reported to WangGuard and also will be deleted from your WordPress, also, when multisite or network are enabled, the user's blogs will be flagged as "spam" blogs.

Requires: 3.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.9.1
Last Updated: 2014-5-27
Downloads: 128,768

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