Join Tom Geller for an in-depth discussion in this video Moderating comment spam, part of Drupal 7 Advanced Training.
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Anything that can be used can also be abused.…That's especially true online where anonymity forms a shield…against responsibility.…Sadly, that means you have to plan your site knowing that it'll be attacked by…anonymous vandals and profiteers, but you do have tools to stop them.…This video discusses some of them.…The best way to solve a problem is to ensure it doesn't pop up in the first place.…So let's start by checking our permissions.…To do that go up to People and Permissions, and by the way this site I just…installed a few hours ago and I haven't changed anything about the People…or Permissions yet.…
As you know there are three default roles Anonymous User, is someone who's…not logged in, Authenticated User is someone who is in, and there's a special…Administrator role.…The thing that you mostly want to watch out for is Anonymous User.…So let's just quickly scroll down here.…They can view comments, can't cause a problem with that.…They can use this text format; that's okay.…They can view content.…
Drupal 7 Advanced Training was designed as a follow-up to Drupal 7 Essential Training and it also dovetails nicely with our other Drupal courses, such as Drupal 7 Reporting and Visualizing Data and Create Your First Online Store with Drupal Commerce.
- Moving a site from the development environment to production
- Hosting a Drupal site
- Moving databases with phpMyAdmin and Unix commands
- Making site administration more efficient with Drush
- Backing up site data
- Moderating comments
- Migrating from previous versions of Drupal
- Working with themes
- Creating variable layouts
- Enabling social features
- Creating an online store with Drupal Commerce