Stop Spammers

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Stop Spammers is an aggressive website defence against comment spam and login attempts. It is capable of performing more than 20 different checks for spam and malicious events and can block spam from over 100 different countries.

Stop Spammers uses multiple methods for detecting spam and may be too aggressive for some websites.

In cases where spam is detected, users are offered a second chance to post their comments or login. Denied requests are presented with a CAPTCHA screen in order to prevent users from being blocked. The CAPTCHA can be configured as OpenCaptcha, Google reCAPTCHA or SolveMedia CAPTCHA. The CAPTCHA will only appear when a user is denied access as a spammer.

Created with a lot of hard work and maintained by Keith P. Graham (from 2010-2017). Thank you Keith.

Maintained (because I love this plugin and want to keep it alive) by Bryan Hadaway (since 2017).

If you also love this plugin and want to see it live on, you can help me maintain it on GitHub.

Need help? Read the FAQs page first.

Uzstādīšana

Go to “Add New” from your WP admin menu, search for Stop Spammers, and install.

OR

  1. Download the plugin.
  2. Upload the plugin to your wp-content/plugins directory.
  3. Activate the plugin.
  4. Under the settings, review options that are enabled. The plugin will operate very well straight out of the box. However, you may wish to update Web Service APIs for reporting spam and change the CAPTCHA settings from the default.

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Installation Instructions

Go to “Add New” from your WP admin menu, search for Stop Spammers, and install.

OR

  1. Download the plugin.
  2. Upload the plugin to your wp-content/plugins directory.
  3. Activate the plugin.
  4. Under the settings, review options that are enabled. The plugin will operate very well straight out of the box. However, you may wish to update Web Service APIs for reporting spam and change the CAPTCHA settings from the default.

Atsauksmes

The spam warrior!

I don’t know what I would’ve done without Stop Spammers. And, for me, the real deal breaker is that it gets every single IP. No one can hide.

Great stuff!

Indispendabile

E’ il miglior plugin antispam che io abbia provato. Da quando ce l’ho, i bot sono diventati 0. Ed è gratis!
Ci vuole un po’ di attenzione iniziale per configurarlo bene, e risulta un po’ aggressivo; ma una volta capito come impostarlo in modo ottimale per il proprio sito, diventa indispensabile.
Grazie! Thanks!

Site had been plagued with bot registration attempts

I had a site that had 500+ attempts in the past 2 weeks to register. None went through and accessed the membership-only site (we have a moderation plugin to handle them and don’t use the standard WP registration) — but they were getting annoying to sort through to find legit registration requests.

Finally found this plugin and set it up to be rather aggressive in limiting bot traffic. Set up the additional “Stop Forum Spam” and “Project Honeypot” services and tied them to this plugin (via the convenient web services page) and I had the first night of 0 bot registration attempts this site has seen in months. None of my other sites get hit by bots like this one (so, I think a member of the site somehow attracted some bots with a compromised account or system), and it had been driving me (and the owners of the site) nuts. I’d installed 3-4 other free versions of plugins meant to block bots and none of them made a dent in the registration attempts. This one has so far blocked them all. It took a little time to set it up and go through all of the options (and set up the outside resources for it) — but so worth it. And wonderful to see all the options it has for blocking bots in multiple ways, and tying to multiple outside resources that makes it even more powerful than its default settings and options.

I’ve never contributed to a plugin before — I just sent in a token amount to say thanks to Bryan for keeping this plugin up and running.

customize ‘Access Denied’ message format?

It does not read the HTML tags currently for the reject message, such as line breaks.
Solution is that I have to add the html_entity_decode manually into the plugin file.
I hope the upcoming release could make the small fix.

Thanks.

Thank you!

Immediately after the activation of the plugin, there is no more registration of spam bots on the site.

Stops spam user registration on woocommerce websites

Stopped bot user registrations as soon as it was activated. I searched around before downloading this plugin and others i tried just dont come anywhere near as good as this one for easy of use and user choices in the settings which i strongly recommend you look through if you get a minute. This works for people using the woocommerce plugin too which many other plugins dont. I can see the developers have put a lot of time and thought into this plugin and absolutely love it. Thanks a lot

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Contributors & Developers

“Stop Spammers” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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Izmaiņu žurnāls

7.1

  • fixed IP blacklisting (thanks https://github.com/peterjanes)
  • added SFS reporting from the log page (thanks https://github.com/peterjanes)
  • cleaned up a few typos
  • removed automatic migration of settings from old versions prior to 7.0 (if upgrading from 6.x, start with 7.0.9 — then upgrade to the very latest version)
  • removed whitespace from textareas

7.0.9

  • encrypted all external links

7.0.8

  • formatted code according to WP PHP coding standards (https://make.wordpress.org/core/handbook/best-practices/coding-standards/php/) — it’s no where near perfect, but it’s a step in the right direction

7.0.7

  • fixed MySQL errors for threat scan (thanks https://github.com/stodorovic)
  • less memory used for wp-login.php checks (thanks https://github.com/stodorovic)

7.0.6

  • fixed issue with menu icon
  • added link to new FAQs (https://github.com/bhadaway/stop-spammers/wiki/faqs)
  • removed debug submission form (not needed)

7.0.5

  • fixed SFS reporting

7.0.4

  • fixed login issue

7.0.3

  • fixed SFS report messages
  • continued general cleanup
  • continued design improvements
  • removed email notifications for admin logins

7.0.2

  • continued general cleanup
  • continued design improvements
  • reorganized menu
  • reintroduced beta features
  • removed add-ons

7.0.1

  • continued general cleanup
  • continued design improvements
  • a few small fixes
  • better menu icon

7.0

  • fixed XSS error
  • general cleanup
  • design improvements
  • transferred control to new developer