Slowing spam


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Slowing spam

You already learned how to handle user comments in the video about managing comments. You have also learned what a pain in the neck it is. Many of the problematic comments aren't actually from people at all, but instead are computer-generated spam, and sometimes it's hard to tell the difference. I showed you how to moderate spam, but there's also one other level of spam prevention, called Mollom. This video shows you how Mollom works, and how you can change some of its settings. Before we go on to Mollom, I do want to suggest that you go back and watch that video about managing comments, if you didn't watch it already, because that really represents your first line of defense against abuse on your site.

Mollom is a unified system for testing anything that a user tries to put in your site. It does that in two ways: First, it looks at the text itself and tries to see if it thinks its spam based on what other people have reported as spam. The second way it does it is using ...

Slowing spam
Video duration: 5m 20s 6h 6m Appropriate for all Updated Nov 10, 2011

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

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