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Anti-Spam by CleanTalk - No Captcha, no comments & registrations spam

Max power, all-in-one, premium anti-spam. No comments spam & registrations spam, no email spam, protects any forms. Just install and forget spam.

Other notes

Troubleshooting Guide

Anti-spam by CleanTalk support forum | Plugin FAQ

If you're having trouble getting things to work after installing the plugin, here are a few things to check:

  1. If you haven't yet, please upgrade plugin to the latest version.
  2. If you have error '*** Forbidden. Enable JavaScript. Anti-spam service cleantalk.org. ***' please check JavaScript support in your browser and do JavaScript test at this page Check out JavaScript support.
  3. If you have spam comments, signups or contacts please check the Access key at plugin settings. The key should be same as you can find in service Dashboard.

Spam protection, backend and frontend perfomance

We develop plugin to do it as optimized as possible, CleanTalk doesn't downgrade response time in backend or frontend. The plugin proccess only POST requests to WordPress core, it tackes less than 1 second to return results. Here are some P3 Profiler results from a real WordPress blog,

WordPress Plugin Profile Report

Report date: July 9, 2015 Theme name: amongsthumans (Canvas child theme) Pages browsed: 24 Avg. load time: 2.1155 sec Number of plugins: 28 Plugin impact: 45.25% of load time Avg. plugin time: 0.9573 sec Avg. core time: 0.1093 sec Avg. theme time: 0.9339 sec Avg. mem usage: 44.94 MB Avg. ticks: 9,890 Avg. db queries : 65.00 Margin of error : 0.1149 sec

Plugin list:

P3 (Plugin Performance Profiler) - 0.1290 sec - 13.48% Advanced Code Editor - 0.0045 sec - 0.47% Bulk Comment Remove - 0.0029 sec - 0.30% Bulk Delete - 0.0275 sec - 2.87% Cleantalk Spam Protect - 0.0187 sec - 1.95% Custom Share Buttons with Floating Sidebar - 0.0173 sec - 1.81% Exclude Pages - 0.0009 sec - 0.10% Google Sitemap Generator - 0.0032 sec - 0.34% Jetpack by WordPress.com - 0.3644 sec - 38.06% Last Modified Timestamp - 0.0031 sec - 0.32% Le Petite Url - 0.0112 sec - 1.17% Onenote Publisher - 0.0015 sec - 0.16% Popups Premium Plugin - 0.0074 sec - 0.77% Popups - WordPress Popup - 0.0419 sec - 4.37% Post Duplicator - 0.0059 sec - 0.62% Post Teaser - 0.0237 sec - 2.48% Q2W3 Fixed Widget - 0.0017 sec - 0.18% SSL Insecure Content Fixer - 0.0111 sec - 1.16% TinyMCE Advanced - 0.0022 sec - 0.22% Ultimate Follow Me Plugin by Free Blog Factory - 0.0008 sec - 0.08% WooThemes Helper - 0.0282 sec - 2.95% Wp Social Avatar - 0.0013 sec - 0.13% WP User Avatar - 0.0559 sec - 5.84% Wpcommentcleaner - 0.0119 sec - 1.24% Wpdiscuz - 0.0369 sec - 3.85% Online Backup for WordPress - 0.0039 sec - 0.41% WPSSO Pro Update Manager (WPSSO UM) - 0.0114 sec - 1.19% WordPress Social Sharing Optimization (WPSSO) Pro - 0.1288 sec - 13.45%

Some thoughts about CAPTCHA

186 The annoying picture with curved and sloping symbols, which are offered to the visitor to fill in. It is supposed that spam bots won’t discern these symbols, but a visitor will. CAPTCHA provokes great irritation, but if one wants to speak out, he has to fill in these symbols time after time, making mistakes and starting once again. At the sight of CAPTCHA and after input errors, many visitors leave the resource. Thus, CAPTCHA helps to protect the resource from visitors. Spam bots can automatically recognize Captcha. Spam bots can not pass through the anti-spam CleanTalk, complex invisible checks can immediately detect spam bots.

Requirements

WordPress 3.0 at least. PHP 5 with CURL or file_get_contents() function and enabled 'allow_url_fopen' setting. Sign up to get an Access key.

Translations

  • Danish (da_DK)
  • French (fr_FR) - thanks to Gilles Santacreu http://net-ik.net
  • German (de_DE)
  • Italian (it_IT)
  • Polish (pl_PL)
  • Portuguese (pt_PT)
  • Spanish (es_ES) - thanks to Andrew Kurtis and WebHostingHub
  • Russian (ru_RU)

Requires: 3.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.3
Last Updated: 2015-9-1
Active Installs: 30,000+

Ratings

4.9 out of 5 stars

Support

6 of 8 support threads in the last two months have been resolved.

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