Random number generator to stop comment spam (3 posts)

  1. alistairskye
    Posted 11 years ago #

    Are there any plans to add a yahoo style bitmap to the comment form? e.g. before your comment is accepted you have to look at the image which contains a randomly generated number, like 12364 or a word and you have to type it in.
    This would stop the poker spammers dead in their tracks!

  2. iand
    Posted 11 years ago #

    A seletion of captcha sytle plugins available here:
    http://codex.wordpress.org/Plugins/Spam_Tools bear in mind they can difficult for those with sight problems etc. You might want to try more transparent systems such as Bad Behavior and/or Spam Karma2 instead.

  3. citeewurkor
    Posted 11 years ago #

    I've had very excellent results with Bad Behavior.

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