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XF 1.5 Approving Members (to control spammers)

Discussion in 'Troubleshooting and Problems' started by Your Ski Advisor, Apr 5, 2016.

  1. It seems that our spammers come in between 12-4AM (PST). Is a way in the settings that we can set a timer that all members need to be approved during a certain time frame?
  2. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    No, there is no option for that.

    Have you tried tweaking the spam settings to better detect and catch them, so they enter the approval queue?
  3. I have not, how do I do that, a quick tutorial?
  4. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    There's no tutorial as such, you adjust the various spam settings based on the type of spammers who register on your site.

    There are some threads in the HYS forum showcasing the various features but ultimately, each site differs in what works best: https://xenforo.com/community/forums/have-you-seen/

    The options can be found under Spam Management.

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