Spam & Banning Tools

Social networks are often the target of aggressive spam tactics. This most often comes in the form of fake user accounts and spam in comments. On this page, you can manage various anti-spam and censorship features. Note: To turn on the signup image verification feature (a popular anti-spam tool), see the Signup Progress page.
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To ban users by their IP address, enter their address into the field below. Addresses should be separated by commas, like 123.45.67.8, 23.45.67.*, 192.168.1.1-192.168.1.55. Your IP address is: 54.161.138.15

To limit signups by email address, enter the addresses into the field below. Addresses should be separated by commas, like email@domain.com, email2@domain.com. You may use an asterisk (*) as a wildcard character.

To limit signups by profile address, enter the addresses into the field below. Addresses should be separated by commas, like SiteAdmin, Postmaster. You may use an asterisk (*) as a wildcard character.

Enter any words that you you want to censor on your users' profiles as well as any plugins you have installed. These will be replaced with asterisks (*), and will only affect new content. Separate words by commas like word1, word2

You can obtain API credentials at: https://www.google.com/recaptcha

You can obtain API credentials at: https://www.google.com/recaptcha

By default, the user may not enter any HTML tags into comments. If you want to allow specific tags, you can enter them below (separated by commas). Example: b, img, a, embed, font