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Country Blocking. How to block access to your site from certain countries.

If you are the owner of a web site, then by default it is available for the entire planet. Many websites are simply not relevant to people in other countries. Thus, you should not expect significant traffic from them for granted. If you notice that there are requests to your site from a particular country

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Update to block messages by language

We have added Cyrillic languages to the blacklist. So, if you don’t expect a comment on your website from Cyrillic languages you will be able to block all messages that contain Cyrillic symbols. At the moment, the blacklist of languages allows adding for blocking the next languages: Chinese Korean Japanese Hindi Arabic Cyrillic CleanTalk informs you about t

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List of Visited URLs of Your Visitors

We’ve launched the option to store the visited links of your visitors before they posted something on your website. It also includes the source where they came from to your website. (For the WordPress Plugin Only) To enable or disable the option go to settings of the CleanTalk Anti-Spam Plugin. Go to your WP Dashboard

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Additional email address to receive Weekly Anti-Spam Reports

We have launched the option to add additional email addresses to get Weekly Anti-Spam Reports. This is necessary for customers who care about receiving notifications for other site administrators or webmasters. Use the option “Grant” to add additional email addresses.Email notifications — allows adding other email addresses to receive Weekly Anti-Spam Report.  If you want

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PHP Error Logging in the WordPress Backend

CleanTalk has added a new function in their WordPress Security Plugin. With CleanTalk Security you will always know about any PHP errors on your website. Are you sure that your website doesn’t have PHP errors?Not all hosting companies enable PHP Log by default and you need some time to enable it and sometimes it looks

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Two-Factor Authentication for WordPress

CleanTalk has launched Two-Factor Authentication for WordPress admin accounts that will improve your website security and make it safer, if not impossible, for hackers to breach your WordPress account. Two-Factor Authentication works via e-mail. It makes the Two-Factor Authentication more reliable. The reason is that if an intruder knows your password they also need to

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Security issue in the Drupal plugin

Hello! We want to notify a security issue in the Drupal plugin. https://www.drupal.org/sa-contrib-2019-010 We are working on this and after a couple of hours, a new release will be ready. Update The issue depends on the option “SpamFireWall”. We have fixed that and send the new version to the Drupal Team for approval. While they

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Real-Time Email Address Existence Validation

Today we launched a new and important parameter to evaluate spambots. According to our statistics, almost 30% of all spam requests are made with fake email addresses, i.e. such addresses do not exist. Previously, we could only check the existence of emails after the fact and use these data in the future; now we hav

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CleanTalk Anti-Spam with White Label mode

We have developed the White label mode to make usage of the service for hosting more comfortable and it virtually eliminates the interaction between Cleantalk and hosting clients. This option is available only for WordPress MultiSite. It also allows changing logos, links to your own. Your clients don’t need to get an access key, and

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How to Stop Profanity and Obscene Words on Your Website

CleanTalk makes possible to prevent comments and messages with obscene words to appear on your website. Stop-Words Option allows to block comments which contain words and phrases from your stop-word list. Such comments will be held for moderation. Stop-Words Option could be enabled for comments and forum posts. How Stop-Words Work If you activated Stop-Words

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