Topic: Fighting guestbook spam!

Before I learned about Expression Engine I wrote my own CMS, which contains a guestbook - which gets a ton of spam!

I have a lot of techniques already to fight spam (block links, blacklist certain words, cpatcha, etc) - but there's still a lot getting through on these sites.  Usually it's some russian name and email address with text that simply says "cool site" or "hello webmaster" or even just random characters like: "òâîé ñ

Re: Fighting guestbook spam!

I've used: http://jibberbook.com/ for a client and it's got akismet built it!  I wonder if you could take a similar approach (or hack it out of jibberbook!).  Just a thought.

James Cooper --  God loving, banjo playing, geek!

Re: Fighting guestbook spam!

Would a Textpattern "preview-before-you-post" approach help?