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Disable home page and biography in usergroup?

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  • Disable home page and biography in usergroup?

    Hi all:

    A new problem that has surged on my forum is that spammers will sign up and change their biography and / or home page to whatever website they want to be picked up for SEO purposes. I looked through the usergroup permissions and was surprised to see that there exist no options for disabling the editing of these fields on a usergroup level... or am I just overlooking something? Is there another solution?


  • #2
    There isn't an option on a usergroup basis, no. You would need to disable the display of these for particular usergroups using a conditional in the templates.
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    • #3
      I have this problem too & that's not enough because spammers can send the request to add a URL even with the field being invisible..

      I would remove the homepage field altogether, but vB doesn't allow editing default fields..

      Is there a better solution? I have tons of accounts created by spammers lately only for the sake to add a URL..

      Edit: 141 accounts I just deleted ..
      Last edited by HeyMe; Sun 1 May '11, 4:56am.


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