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  • How to ban users based on "Search for Users"?

    Hi

    I use 3.8.1 patch 1.

    I have figured out that most spammers in my forum select the first Interests option in the User Profile Fields, based on this the first option is "I am just a spammer", the rest of the options are valid for the forum. I can now click Users at the CP, then Search for users, then go to Interests and check the box for "I am just a spammer" and click Find.

    So, my question is: How do I ban all this users without ban one by one?

    Any ideas or suggestions?


    Thank you

  • #2
    You would have to do it one at a time unfortunately.
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    • #3
      How do I set up a rule that sends posts for moderation if it contains a specific word? In example name of a drug or adult site related words. Or maybe delete the post and ban the user automatically?

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      • #4
        Why haven't you just sorted your Human Verification and registrations settings to stop the spammers? That way you only have manual spammers and you have a setting where they can't post a URL until they've made a min of 15 posts? I can't really understand what your saying? Perhaps i'm being stupid or read your question wrong.

        Goodluck anyway

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        • #5
          Hi

          Posters have to be registered and activate the membership prior posting. I have turned on the "Image Verification". We moderate all new postings. I have also written at the top of the forum that we moderate all new postings, written in red bold text. We still get a lot of spam every day. Signatures turned off, for everybody.

          Last week I got 156 new members and last week I banned 22 members for spamming.

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          • #6
            Ahh there manual spammers. I haven't got a spammer in months so i must be doing something right...Lol

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