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Registration code validation: NEW!

Postby Mike » Wed May 19, 2004 1:54 pm

To prevent automatic bots from filling in the forms to register, I have added a validation script that will ask you to enter a code that is displayed. Bots aren't that smart (yet) so this will make the forums a bit more secure.

If your already registered you will notice nothing, but if you re-register you will notice a code looking something like this below:
<img src="antirobot_pic.php?id=1" alt="" border="0"><img src="antirobot_pic.php?id=2" alt="" border="0"><img src="antirobot_pic.php?id=3" alt="" border="0"><img src="antirobot_pic.php?id=4" alt="" border="0"><img src="antirobot_pic.php?id=5" alt="" border="0">
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Postby Bluebird » Fri May 21, 2004 5:30 am

How do you use that code Mike? :)
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Postby Mike » Fri May 21, 2004 11:50 am

You only need it when you register from now on. It is self explanitory, you read the letters and type them in the place where it says to.

It's an added security measure against automatic software called bots that attempt to get to websites fill in forms in an effort to leave spam in one form or another.

This measure should prevent most bots and thus effecting forum usage more stable.
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Postby Bluebird » Sat May 22, 2004 4:38 pm

Mike wrote:You only need it when you register from now on. It is self explanitory, you read the letters and type them in the place where it says to.

It's an added security measure against automatic software called bots that attempt to get to websites fill in forms in an effort to leave spam in one form or another.

This measure should prevent most bots and thus effecting forum usage more stable.
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