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How to monitor, control the activity of requests

One of the unique features of CleanTalk Anti-Spam is the logging of all requests. Unlike other anti-spam solutions, where forbidden requests just disappear and you don’t even know about them, you have the opportunity to view and analyze data, both on forbidden and allowed queries. This allows you to save data, even if they wer

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How to Protect Website Search from Spambots

We have received several requests about protecting website pages of search results from spambots. At a glance the solution is quite simple — remove the search results page in “robots.txt”, example: User-agent: * Disallow: /search But further analysis showed that it won’t be a 100% solution and there are many more problems which couldn’t b

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ARIN Wins Important Legal Case and Precedent Against Fraud

About 735,000 IP addresses were returned to the registry. This is the first time that IP addresses have been taken from fraudsters after a trial. On May 14, South Carolina U.S. Attorney Sherri Lydon filed criminal wire fraud charges against Amir Golestan, alleging he and his Charleston, S.C. based company Micfo LLC orchestrated an elaborat

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Updating the API method “spam_check”

CleanTalk has updated the API method “spam_check” that allows checking spam activity of IP and email addresses via the CleanTalk database. What’s new: Displays the code of the country where the IP address belongs.This will help you know the geo-location of each IP address. The country code is displayed in a two-letter format in accordanc

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How to Set Up Notification for New Comments in WordPress

As everyone knows, WordPress sends a notification about a new comment to an article only to the author of the article. This is often inconvenient, as the site can be administered by a group of people and important messages may be lost, you need to enter the admin panel of the site to view them

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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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