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Ticket #31990 Public [Closed]

Spam from events

  • Hi,

    My client has emailed me to say they’ve been getting an unusually large amount of spam, all originating from the events on their website.

    Theyre all added as ‘comments’ which is strange because the events dont have a comments section for people to use!

    anything i can do to stop this?

    thanks

     

    BY: madebyrichard - Mar 23,2017 AT 1:46AM - 3 years ago
    • By: infotainerdave Mar 23,2017 AT 4:20AM - Posted 3 years ago - #31994

      Thank you for your messages, I am going to assign this ticket to Ashan and he will be able to take it from here and find you a solution. Please allow some time for him to get back to you, we greatly appreciate your patience and thank you for being a eventon customer!

    • By: Ashan Perera Mar 23,2017 AT 8:51AM - Posted 3 years ago - #32036

      This sounds more of an issue on your website. Disable commenting completely on your site and look into other 3rd party spam filtering plugins like https://wordpress.org/plugins/stop-spam-comments/

      And here are couple of tips on stopping spam http://www.wpbeginner.com/beginners-guide/vital-tips-and-tools-to-combat-comment-spam-in-wordpress/

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