I just installed this plugin about a week back and it is doing exactly what it claims to be able to do. One particular feature I wish to mention here is "Other WP Options" which I must say is just about one of the most brilliant ideas I have ever seen. This feature gives website editors who do not have access to PHPMyAdmin the ability to turn on and off autoload settings of plugins. This is very useful especially as many plugins which have been deleted still manage to interfere with the smooth running of the website because there remain old settings still in the database. Fantastic!
I installed this plugin on my site and it worked exactly as described. When I had a scripting error that would occasionally come up, I contacted the plugin's author and he solved it IMMEDIATELY. I highly recommend. Thanks for a great plugin!
After installation it completely deleted my sign-up page. It sure does prevent users signing up. Spammers and legitimate users.
Installed it today in combination with Stop Forum Spam and it works like a charm. Thank you for this awesome Plugin!
One of our site got overrun by spammers and I installed this plugin. Right from the start it took out around 95% of the junk registrations.
I will have this plugin installed on all our site and strongly recommend it to use.
Keep up the good work :)
This plug in works so well, I am afraid to update it!
I used to get 15 or 20 spam every 4 or 5 days and it didn't take long to have 60 to delete. I even used two captcha programs at the same time. Nothing worked.
I have had comments make it through, so I know its working.. I suppose I could turn it off for a bit to remind myself how much junk is out there.
I have not had one single spam since installing this software!
I love this Plugin very much. It's great! E.g. the cache feature is a great enhancement! Together with the default Akismet plugin I have not any problems with spam user registrations now. But I have comments allowed only for registered users.
Several years ago I wrote the Advanced Block MOD für phpBB 3.0. It's a little bit similar to this Plugin.
Two ideas for this Plugin:
Please integrate Akismet support into your Plugin directly. So it would be possible to use your great log for Akismet, too.
Please be carefully with the spamhaus.org DNS IP-RBL. In past I have had some false positives with this blacklist (on phpBB boards). It's possible to prevent spam with DNS IP-RBLs without any false positives. But it needs carefully integration. DNS requests are faster than http requests. But the four webservices which you have integrated are doing a great job. So IMO there is not need for the integration of DNS IP-RBLs.
This plugin keeps my website free from spam! Thanks a lot!
This is the best plugin on the market when it comes to reducing your registration spam. There is no other plugin that does the job as well as Stop Spammer's and this includes many premium plugins such as Askimet and WangGuard.
If you ever have any sort of registration spam this should be the first if not the only place you look to reduce it to zero.
The plugin is so great that I feel sorry for poor spammers!
This plugin uses more than 25 ways to identify the spammers, when a spammer is identified it is blacklisted so it couldn't bother you again, but as the spammers change their ip regularly, each ip remains in blacklist for a period of time, so your blacklist doesn't get bigger and bigger every day.
Each successful login causes the ip to be whitelisted so it's not likely that you get locked out of your site.
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