[pmwiki-users] wiki spam

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at pobox.com
Thu Aug 3 10:27:28 CDT 2006

On Fri, Jul 21, 2006 at 03:44:38AM +0100, David Goadby wrote:
> Hi All,
> Since upgrading my wiki to the latest version and forcing a password to be
> required for all edits (including the sandbox) my wiki-spam has dropped to
> 0. They still try it (the stats show the access attempts) but thus far not
> one spam - great!

Yes, I have found that simply having an edit password on pages defeats 95%
of all spam.  Even if the edit password is somewhere "obvious" on the site.

> The edit password is displayed in the sidebar as pplai text.  

What's "pplai text"?


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