Managing comments


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Managing comments

Drupal Gardens sites are pretty secure by default, but even if you don't give visitors additional access, as you learned how to do in the video on adjusting user permissions, there is one big way that they can cause problems: by leaving abusive or spam-filled comments. This video shows you how to manage them. Now we're going to look specifically at actions that are permitted for anonymous users since they're the ones who never sign in and therefore can't be tracked, but we'll also look at some things that authenticated users can do, since Drupal Gardens sites by default allow anyone to sign up.

There are actually programs out there that will go around and automatically sign up for web sites and then post spam. In other words, they become authenticated users first and never face restrictions you place on anonymous users. For ways to stop that sort of abuse, you could require administrative approval of all new memberships, as you learned in the video for managing users. B...

Managing comments
Video duration: 7m 7s 6h 6m Appropriate for all Updated Nov 10, 2011

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Managing comments provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Tom Geller as part of the Drupal Gardens Essential Training

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