- Joomla! 1.5, Joomla! 1.6, Joomla! 1.7
Demo (Joomla! 1.5):
Demo Phoca Guestbook and Joomla! 1.6:
Trying to prevent from spam
Please, read before making review based on spam issues
If you hate spammers, please don't blame Phoca Guestbook or other extensions which produce input form field on your site.
To not be spammed, you should make all the recommendations in this article:
and of course your server needs to have a lot of different tools to prevent from spam.
And you need to care about your inputs, because for example, you cannot prevent from human spammers automatically :-(
The situation with spam is really horrible (I know it from my experiencs where spam and ddos attacks makes my server down most of time)
If you have some input form, you need to care about it everyday.
Regarding Phoca Guestbook: I am regularly working on different protections for the Phoca Guestbook but reviews here based on spam issues (without reading the articles and making no other spam protections on the server) demotivate me like other "input form" developers. Maybe there will be nobody in the future who will do such extension because he/she will be blamed instead of the spammers :-( :-(
Phoca Guestbook is not the one who spams your sites, please think of it while making a review. And Phoca Guestbook is not the one who ignores the spam problems (just see the article and the features) but you should know that it is really difficult to fight the spam :-( :-(
Hi, try to use set the Captcha settings (e.g. character) and or try to combine standard captcha and math captcha
I hope they'll add images link capability.
Great piece of software, higly recommended if you need a simple guestbook (or comment).
This guestbook is finally everything I was looking for. Simple, small, good looking,... simply perfect.
Thanks, i can highly recommend this component to everyone looking for a handsome guestbook.
waste of time when tryeing the book Capcha said vrong code tryede 7 different images.
i wish the capcha coud be disabled.
and nice if when , e.g email or other stuf in backend is set to not requierd. the email dont show up in frontend.
i ment the form box,
or what it calls .
You can disable the CAPTCHA, you can select the CAPTCHA characters in CAPTCHA class:
- only upper characters
- only lower characters
- only numbers
... you can select e.g. only a, b, c, d ....