All In One WP Security And Firewall Spam Prevention helps you to configure the spam prevention and locking down the website for maintenance.
Last Updated: November 20, 2017
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All In One WP Security And Firewall Spam Prevention
Step 1 ) Click on WP Security -> Spam Prevention to set up the following options. See images below.
- Comment SPAM
- Comment SPAM IP Monitoring
Step 2 ) Go to WP Security -> Spam Prevention -> Comment SPAM to enable the following options.
- Enable Captcha On Comment Forms:
- Block Spambots From Posting Comments:
The following will add another 30 points score towards your security meter if you enable both features. (Basic Security Level)
Comment SPAM IP Monitoring
Step 3 ) Go to WP Security -> Spam Prevention -> Comment SPAM IP Monitoring to enable the following options.
- Enable Auto Block of SPAM Comment IPs:
- Minimum number of SPAM comments:
- Minimum number of SPAM comments per IP
Step 3-a ) The following image displays the following message when you block any ip address as pointed out in the previous step.
Note: If you don’t see this message then you have an issue probably a permissions issue.
Step 3-b ) The following image displays the number of IP addresses blocked today and the total number that have been blocked so far in your site.
The following IP addresses are added to Permanent Block List tab located under WP Security -> Dashboard.
Note: This number will be different in your site.
Step 4 ) Go to WP Security -> Spam Prevention -> BuddyPress to enable the following option. (Added in version 3.7.8)
- Add Captcha To BuddyPress Registration Form
Note: This feature is only active if you have BuddyPress activated in your website
Click on the following link Scanner to continue configuring the plugins settings.
If you have any questions please let me know.
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