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== Spam ==
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Hello, it seems there is at least one spammer who injects spam into this wiki on a regular schedule. The list of URLs this spammer appends to articles is quite constant (google bombing?).
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Is it possible to reject any edits containing certain words (in this case: URLs)?
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Maik Merten
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:According to [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Vandalbot this page], it is possible to ban certain URLs. "A developer can add their site to the list of bad URLs. You can't save a page with a bad URL in it."
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::Or, for a first measure, some admin could block the offending ip address(range). Maybe someone also wants to send an abuse record to the corresponding provider, found by a whois query for these addresses.
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=== another way to avoid spam ===
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# make the wiki editable only by registered users.
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# create a ''Guest'' user
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# show the password of the ''Guest'' account on the edit/login page
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Result: the autospam robots can't edit the page, all the human can.

Revision as of 02:44, 12 October 2005

Spam

Hello, it seems there is at least one spammer who injects spam into this wiki on a regular schedule. The list of URLs this spammer appends to articles is quite constant (google bombing?).

Is it possible to reject any edits containing certain words (in this case: URLs)?

Maik Merten

According to this page, it is possible to ban certain URLs. "A developer can add their site to the list of bad URLs. You can't save a page with a bad URL in it."
Or, for a first measure, some admin could block the offending ip address(range). Maybe someone also wants to send an abuse record to the corresponding provider, found by a whois query for these addresses.

another way to avoid spam

  1. make the wiki editable only by registered users.
  2. create a Guest user
  3. show the password of the Guest account on the edit/login page

Result: the autospam robots can't edit the page, all the human can.