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Getting lots of spam – using Akismet

  • Greetings! A few months ago my DMSGuestbook plug-in began receiving lots of spam daily… They aren’t being caught, I have to manually mark and delete them… I have tried using the reCAPTCHA but I just get this error message on the page:

    Fatal error: Cannot redeclare _recaptcha_qsencode() (previously declared in /home/content/95/3424595/html/mysite/blog/wp-content/plugins/wp-recaptcha/recaptchalib.php:47) in /home/content/95/3424595/html/mysite/blog/wp-content/plugins/dmsguestbook/recaptcha/recaptchalib.php on line 55

    Any other way I can keep all this spam from posting to my site every day? Thanks so much!!

    -Allison
    http://allisongates.com/blog/guestbook/

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/dmsguestbook/

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  • Plugin Author DanielSchurter

    @danielschurter

    Hi Allison

    Open the file admin.php with an editor and replace following code on the line 18:
    define('RECAPTCHAPATH', ABSPATH . "wp-content/plugins/dmsguestbook/recaptcha/recaptchalib.php");

    with this one:
    define('RECAPTCHAPATH', ABSPATH . "wp-content/plugins/wp-recaptcha/recaptchalib.php");

    After that reCaptcha should works.

    – Does Akismet recognize spam on your website? Check the dashboard on your wordpress admin area to see whether Akismet is works.

    – Did you activate Akismet on “DMSGuestbook -> Guestbook settings -> Captcha / Akismet”?

    Greetings,
    Dani

    Hallo!

    Ich habe das gleiche Problem.

    …plugin/dmsguestbook/admin.php existiert bei mir allerdings nicht. Was kann ich tun?

    Vielen Dank.
    MfG sun

    esmi

    @esmi

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