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XF 1.1 How to put a Stop to 'foreign' words?

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by Carlos, Mar 22, 2012.

  1. Carlos

    Carlos Well-Known Member

    Today, I found a thread on my site that had these symbols: ¥

    And I want to stop that. I feel that it would attract un-wanted attention...

    Where can I go in ACP to stop this in THREAD titles.
     
  2. Jake Bunce

    Jake Bunce XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    There is a word censor, but what you need is regex validation of thread titles which requires an addon.
     
  3. Caelum

    Caelum Well-Known Member

    Why are you afraid of attracting unwanted attention because of a non-latin character? What sort of unwanted attention?

    Just curious, not trying to berate you or anything. :p
     
  4. Carlos

    Carlos Well-Known Member

    The same way "<3" attracts the wrong traffic. In vB in some versions of the code, these symbols attracted some trouble in regards to glitches. I remember at one point or another symbols like that caused some trouble for some vB sites. I forget which, but I somehow remember that symbols like that isn't ideal.

    On top of that, the symbol that I posted is a Chinese one. I'm not Chinese.
     
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