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Dealing With Forum Spam

A comprehensive list of tools and strategies for dealing with spam bots on your forum.

  1. Jake Bunce
    There is a program called Xrumer that spammers are using to attack forums everywhere. Many XenForo owners have seen a sharp increase in the number of spam registrations and spam posts. There are several ways to deal with this.

    Cleanup Existing Spam

    Spam Cleaner

    This is easy. XenForo has a built-in spam...​
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    jflory7, bACk-T, maxwolfie and 31 others like this.

Recent Reviews

  1. jflory7
    jflory7
    5/5,
    Very helpful… proved to be extremely useful for me to clean up close to 100,000 spam messages that appeared from 150 users over the course of three days. Spam Cleaner couldn't handle it, but this advice saved so much frustration! Thanks for writing this.
  2. ProCom
    ProCom
    5/5,
    Amazing job putting all this together!
  3. DFI
    DFI
    5/5,
    Very Very Nice Compilation and Tutorial !
  4. Brad L
    Brad L
    5/5,
    Excellent! Exactly what I needed.
  5. davespanzer
    davespanzer
    5/5,
    The Best thing ever!
  6. Toxic
    Toxic
    5/5,
    Nice Guide! great tips on dealing with spam
  7. cclaerhout
    cclaerhout
    5/5,
    Great guide! Thank you !
  8. madmartigan
    madmartigan
    5/5,
    Jake for president!
  9. Tott3
    Tott3
    5/5,
    Awesome, bookmarked.
  10. dojo
    dojo
    5/5,
    Superb information. Thank you for doing the leg work to compile all these resources.