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[OzzModz] Block Registrations With Spam Like Email Addresses
Mod Version: 1.0.1, by ozzy47 (Member) ozzy47 is offline
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vB Version: 4.x.x Rating: (8 votes - 5.00 average) Installs: 35
Released: 03 Sep 2014 Last Update: 05 Sep 2014 Downloads: 81
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This is a small mod that will allow admins to block registrations from users with multi dotted email addresses.

Original idea was asked by Snowhog in this thread.
kh99 provided the basic code for this to work. Then cloferb posted it as a mod here. Which was just basically a C/P of what kh99 posted in the other thread. So I have released this as a full blown mod, with settings for all the variables.

It is a simple installation, import the product XML, ozzmodz_max_dots

The settings for the mod can be found under, [OzzModz] Block Registrations With Spam Like Email Addresses Settings

Note: The error message they see when they exceed the maximum dots is this:

" Oooops, something went wrong with the registration process. Please check all fields again. "

I would not suggest changing it and saying something like, " you entered to many dots " or some such as this will just tip the spammers off.

Attention: If you are using this mod, Automatically deny registration for users with multi-dotted email address disable that plugin, or delete it, as it will probably conflict with this mod.

Complete Feature List
  • Option to disable the mod completely.
  • Option to set the maximum dots allowed. ( ala . ) I suggest no more than two dots allowed.
  • Option to set the maximum commas allowed. ( ala , ) I suggest no commas allowed.
  • Option to set the maximum semicolons allowed. ( ala ; ) I suggest no semicolons allowed.
  • Option to set the maximum colons allowed. ( ala : ) I suggest no colons allowed.
  • Option to set the maximum hyphens allowed. ( ala - ) I suggest one, but no more than two hyphens allowed.
Frequently Asked Questions.

Q. Why do I need such a thing, you ask?

A. I have seen a rash of users joining sites, with multi dotted email addresses, and 99.9% of the time these are spammers, usually human ones. So by adding this you can prevent them from registering.


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* History (Changelog) *
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v1.0.0 (September 2, 2014)
- Initial public release.

v1.0.1 (September 4, 2014)
- Fixed a issue that was not allowing the settings to be taken into affect, thus blocking registrations that had any of the unwanted characters in the email address.

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Old 03 Sep 2014, 01:56
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Reserved.
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Old 03 Sep 2014, 05:30
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Will it work with RFR-Mod?

I want to know will it work with : Really Fast Registration by BOP5?!
Is any further settings are required to work?!
I do not want to disable RFR!
Thanks in Advance.
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Old 03 Sep 2014, 05:55
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Originally Posted by ahobilam View Post
I want to know will it work with : Really Fast Registration by BOP5?!
Is any further settings are required to work?!
I do not want to disable RFR!
Thanks in Advance.
Does it require entering a email address at registration?

You can always install this, test it, if there is a conflict you can uninstall.
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Old 03 Sep 2014, 07:19
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Love it! Nice one ozzy!
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Old 03 Sep 2014, 11:06
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Originally Posted by ahobilam View Post
I want to know will it work with : Really Fast Registration by BOP5?!
Is any further settings are required to work?!
I do not want to disable RFR!
Thanks in Advance.
Not quite sure, I have not tried that mod, I would do as Max suggested, or if I get time I can try it later.
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Old 03 Sep 2014, 11:07
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Originally Posted by Firyou View Post
Love it! Nice one ozzy!
Glad you like it, and thanks for marking as installed.
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Old 05 Sep 2014, 01:13
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v1.0.1 (September 4, 2014)
- Fixed a issue that was not allowing the settings to be taken into affect, thus blocking registrations that had any of the unwanted characters in the email address.

I would strongly suggest everyone upgrade ASAP.
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Old 12 Sep 2014, 15:17
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Sir,
Installed,
How to find it is filtering such emails?!
Thanks!
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Old 12 Sep 2014, 16:02
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What you mean filtering?
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Old 14 Sep 2014, 01:35
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He asks how he can test if mod is actually working.

@ahobilam, just try to register with email that your settings should block. You don't even need to have actual email of that type to test the mod.
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Old 14 Sep 2014, 01:40
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Ahh, gotcha. Yeah as Alan said will work.
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Old 15 Sep 2014, 06:36
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Thanks for Alan and OZZY!
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Old 15 Sep 2014, 11:36
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Not a problem.
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Old 07 Dec 2014, 11:45
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Just installed on VB4.2.2 PL2. Where is the option to set the error message when a user cannot register? Is HTML allowed in the error message? i.e. to put in a direct link to our support desk in order to help genuine new registrations get help...
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