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StopHumanSpam - Set conditions signature/links/homepage & stop posts creation on banned words 1.0.0

Stop Human Spam

  1. tenants
    This Plug-in has 0 database queries overhead

    This is included in Both
    i) Free (Branded) Tac Anti Spam Collection
    ii) Paid (unbranded) Tac Anti Spam Collection


    Stop Human Spam by setting conditions for signatures / posts containing links / home page urls

    Stop Banned Words
    Stop posts / threads being created with banned words. These words can be in the title of the thread or the content of the post/thread. This prevents the human spammer from using their usual spam content (copy / pasted from word/txt). The human spammer can vary what they write, but after going through the hassle of not being able to create a real link / sneaky link of any sort (see below), most will just give up.

    Link -Post-Rules
    These rules prevent users who do not meet the requirement from creating links in various places.
    The Link -Post-Rules condition's are set in the ACP and include:
    • Minimum Number of Posts
    • Minimum Number of Likes
    • Minimum Like : Post Ratio (This should prevent many users from creating pointless posts, just to increase their post count)
    • Minimum Registration Days
    Stop Sneaky Urls
    Stop Sneaky URLs with Regex, in title / content. If humans can't post real links, often human spammers will try to sneak broken links into posts, or thread titles, for instance: w w w . mysite . c o m. This regex stops threads / posts being created with these types of Sneaky URLs )

    Signature-Modify-Rules
    These rules prevent new users from chainging their signature from default (blank) until the conditions are met. A separate set of conditions similar to above (for link post rules) are definable in the ACP

    Options
    • Turn On Link-Post-Rules For Posts && Threads
    • Turn On Link-Post-Rules For Conversations
    • Turn On Link-Post-Rules For HomePage URL
    • Turn On Link-Post-Rules For About You
    • Apply Link-Post-Rules To Email Addresses
    • Banned Thread Title Words
    • Banned Post Content Words
    • Stop Sneaky Urls with Regex
    All rules are permission controlled, so if you want a user / group to bypass any of the rules, the following permissions are available:
    • Can Bypass Link-Post-Rules
    • Can Bypass Signature-Modify-Rules
    • Can Bypass Stop-Banned-Words
    • Can Bypass Stop-Sneaky-Urls
    This plugin can be used in combination with:

    Installation:
    You should now have the following folder structure:
    http:// www. yourforum.com/library/Tac/StopHumanSpam
    • Go to ACP -> Add-ons -> Install Add-on -> Install from file on server
    • Install from file on server: "library/Tac/StopHumanSpam/addon-stopHumanSpam.xml"
    • Set options in the administration control panel ACP>>Home>>Options>>StopHumanSpam
    Upgrade:

    1. Unzip the following zip file, and copy over the original files with the new versions (just copy over the entireStopCountrySpam Folder)

    2. From within the Admin Control Panel: yourforum/admin.php?add-ons/
    find StopHumanSpam, and select the options
    Control >> Upgrade

    3. Upgrade from file on server: "library/Tac/StopHumanSpam/addon-stopHumanSpam.xml"

    Notes:
    • 1 payment for this add-on covers one install on one forum
    • Do not use this add-on on warez or illegial sites, doing so may prevent you from using this add-on & you will not be allowed further updates / other plug-in resources
    • If you have not paid for this add on, do not use it on your forum, doing so may prevent this add-on from working