• Resolved Wendihihihi

    (@wendihihihi)


    Hi Erik,

    I’m wondering, will b8 scan messages if I don’t use the [your-message] shortcode in the message body?

    For example, I use this in the message body textbox:

    This email is about: [_post_title]

    Personal information

    Name:
    [your-name]

    Email:
    [your-email]

    Place of birth:
    [your-place-of-birth]

    Date of birth:
    [_format_your-birthday-date “dd/mm/YYYY”]

    Will b8 be able to scan it? And if not, would there be an option? Like, adding all of the shortcodes to the Additional Settings tab?

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  • Plugin Author Erik

    (@codekraft)

    Never tried but seems that cf7 allows the concatenation of strings for any label (ref.). For instance you should pass
    flamingo-message:"[your-name] [your-email] [your-place-of-birth] [_format_your-birthday-date “dd/mm/YYYY”]"
    to your form “additional settings” and should work.

    What I wonder is can it be effective since it is made to analyze a certain amount of text, if you try it let me know I’m curious.

    Thread Starter Wendihihihi

    (@wendihihihi)

    Okay, I will try out some options.

    How can I check whether b8 has scanned the message?

    Plugin Author Erik

    (@codekraft)

    You can check the score in flamingo (the circle at the end of the table) or, if the ip was banned, in the blacklist at the end of the options page (as a metadata of that ip)

    Thread Starter Wendihihihi

    (@wendihihihi)

    Let’s say the score is 0%, does that mean it has been scanned but all good, or it wasn’t scanned?

    Plugin Author Erik

    (@codekraft)

    It means good, the null result scores “50%”. In any case I would like to remind you that this evaluation is done through the simple text tokens captured in that little text so it is highly unreliable (unfortunately). Here more info about the B8 library if you are interested https://nasauber.de/opensource/b8/readme.html#id45

    In the case of forms of that type with no message, the fingerprinting is better imho 😊

    Thread Starter Wendihihihi

    (@wendihihihi)

    Okay, thank you Erik. I will go through the B8 library tonight.

    Plugin Author Erik

    (@codekraft)

    I also deep dived into b8 code and i found that this script can be used for the classification of the email (not only to recognize spam or not but generally to understand what is being talked about inside the email).

    I think it is an interesting thing because you could make it so that the behavior in the forms changes depending on the topic that is covered inside the message, eg. an automatic allocation of support requests, business inquiries, CVs etc. This is my repo that is a porting for NodeJS https://github.com/erikyo/b8-node

    Anyhow this is outside the context of Antispam, but I don’t rule out doing something in this direction in the future

    Thread Starter Wendihihihi

    (@wendihihihi)

    That is interesting indeed, Erik. I can think of several ways to use it. Wish I were a better coder…

    Plugin Author Erik

    (@codekraft)

    ah, I don’t recommend it :P. But I have in mind how to do something to make it easier for people who don’t know how to code but still want to use this tool… As soon as I have news I will post it here!

    Thread Starter Wendihihihi

    (@wendihihihi)

    Erik, an unrelated question, but can I remove the spam emails from the Inbound message list? Have your plugin and the b8 findings been stored?

    Or is it better to leave them there in case I want to rebuild a b8 dictionary again?

    Plugin Author Erik

    (@codekraft)

    Ciao @wendihihihi, good question! short answer yes but please open a new thread for this request, because I would also like other users who have this question to find it among the answers in the support forum

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