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Do Vanilla Forums get spammed

edited March 2011 in Vanilla 2.0 - 2.8

I've just been recommended looking at Vanilla & BBPress. I'm looking to make my forum simpler to use for the users. My current forum uses phpbb and everytime i log in I'm getting 100s of spam posts to delete.

Does Vanilla get hit by similar spambots and what kind of precautions does it have in place to prevent spam getting posted


  • I have spambots registering for my vanilla board but none posting.
  • LincLinc Detroit Admin
    Vanilla currently uses reCaptcha and has an approval-only option for registration. More anti-spam controls are currently being added.
  • compared to phpbb. no.
  • oliverraduneroliverraduner Contributing to Vanilla since 2010 Switzerland ✭✭
    Same as @Rajio here (because I set my forum to "Aproval-only"): bots apply for an account, but no spam in the discussions.
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