The most advanced protection against sploggers and spam users registration, is fully WordPress, WordPress MU, BuddyPress and bbPress 2.0 compatible
Essential for any WordPress site which offer public registration (eg those using bbPress and BuddyPress). As with most such sites we suffered numerous fake "new users" using bots to register. We tried a number of measures to keep them out using plugins and .htaccess but still found a number of them were getting through. Installing WangGuard enabled us to identify the fake users already registered with the site (and get rid of them) and it seems to bar fake applications. Best of all it takes an intelligent approach to genuine applications meaning "false positives" can be eliminated. Highly recommended.
Works like it says it does. Since it's been installed I've not had to worry about spammers registering, this plugin takes care of it so I don't have to. Never had a problem with it.
After reading all the reviews what more can on add. It is an amazing plug-in and every WP install needs this to stop these spammers dead in their tracks.
Like many others I have been using a combination of plug-ins. These are now deactivated and WangGuard is doing the job all by itself.
I am totally impressed and recommend the plug-in to any WP Admin.
Many thanks and keep u the great work.
TL;DR; After installing and setting up, make sure you don't miss the "Wizard" link in the WangGuard toolbar!! I was expecting Bulk Actions for "Recheck Users" and didn't find it, so I spent 10 minutes clicking "Recheck" on ~200 users' rows. The "Wizard" link cleans everything up all in one go! Dont miss it!
I have a small site and have been getting 3-5 user registrations a day for the past few months. "Hey people want to register! Wait... maybe they're bots?" WangGuard is super simple to set up, letting you set your own "common sense" human questions to protect future user registrations, as well as having a Wizard that runs through all of your registered users and checks to see if they are known bots or not. Just a fantastic plugin all around.
If the site you run allows users to register, this is a must-have plugin!
Not every company makes money, and often companies are startups with little to no business. This product should only enforce the 500 query limit and not worry about whether a user is a business or not.
Very easy to setup and configure, looks like this is going to be a must-have
Because they kill spam! Seriously . I've tried 4-5 plugins then came wang. I hope I grow big enough so I can pay them!!
I just wanted to say thank you. I started using the Plugin a few hours back and already having positive results. Will share more if anything happens. So great!
I think the best thing of this plugin is its security question. it really helped me to get rid of spammers!
thanks so much
My WP install replaced a former admin's CMS on our domain. It already has the attention of the evil element of the Internet.
The WP site allows users to register, but blocks them from commenting without a previously approved comment. That works fine.
But I was at the point of receiving 5 to 6 new user registrations a day, all without logged IPs and with obviously faked or one-time email addys from hotmail and similar domains.
WangGuard has been stopping these registrations cold. No trouble with legitimate registrations. Simple and effective.
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