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Surge of conversation spam from new members, any tools to prevent this?

sross

Active member
#1
Hi,

I have pretty much been spam free in the forums, but it looks like I have some real life accounts using the conversation system behind my back. Is there a setting or addon that can prevent conversations until x amount of posts have been made? Not having luck searching for this. Thanks
 

Chris D

XenForo developer
Staff member
#2
Yes, you can use user group promotions to achieve this.

You would set the permissions for the "Registered" user group so they have no "Start conversation" permission and then set up a User Group Promotion which promotes the user to another secondary group which has the "Start conversation" permission once the selected criteria has been met.