[pmwiki-users] PmWiki & Spambots Redux: Another Idea
design5 at softflow.co.uk
Sun Jan 20 06:57:42 CST 2008
Saturday, January 19, 2008, 11:23:25 PM, Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
>> (1) add another field to the edit form with a default value
>> (2) Hide the field using css
>> If the "hidden field" gets modified, it's most likely a bot, so reject
>> the submission.
> I implemented this approach on pmwiki.org a couple of days
> ago. I don't know if it's reduced the spam appearing on the site,
> but it appears to have helped a little. Perhaps one of our
> regular spam-cleaners could comment as to whether they're
> seeing a reduction in spam?
what needs to change in a custom EditForm so it works on pmwiki.org?
My Triad skin edit form is failing now.
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