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XF 1.3 Problem With Registration Approval

I just got spammed to death using the spam filters etc. So I set my options to "enable manual approval" and under the CAPTCHA setting - "Require the registration to be manually approved...."

However, someone just registered, confirmed their email and logged in to the board. I don't see anyone under Users Waiting Approval. What am I doing wrong?


Tracy Perry

Well-known member
You won't (unless XenForo sends an email upon approval but I don't moderate my registrations so am unsure)... but what I would recommend is @tenants utilities. With this installed I have absolutely no bots/spam. I use the foolbothoneypot, his custom image captcha (with the additional images avaiable) and some of the others in it.

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