Introduction

Spam Protection, Contact forms, Forms, Site Security, Security Tools

OSpam-a-not is the easiest way to protect your Joomla site from spam bots filling out your forms. OSpam-a-not uses a clever and unobtrusive technique to protect your forms from a flood of spam.

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We created OSpam-a-not because we needed better Joomla spam prevention. We use OSPam-a-not ourselves, so we maintain it and update it regularly. Like all the other Joomlashack products, its is easy to use and set up.

OSpam-a-not works immediateyl after install

OSpam-a-not works without the need of any extra setup after install. However, you can enable the recording of spam attempts and set a minimum form time in case form submissions are blocked too quickly.

Joomla spam prevention that simply works

You don't need a captcha system. OSpam-a-not protects your forms against spam.

How does OSpam-a-not's Joomla spam prevention work?

OSpam-a-not uses a Time Gate. This is a hidden timestamp that records how long it took to fill in a form. If the form was submitted more quickly than humanly possible, we can block the submission.

OSpam-a-not also uses a Honey Pot. A text field is added to the form and hidden by adding a style tag at the end of the document head tag. It isn't visible to a human user, but a spambot doesn't see that and fills in the field anyway. If we find anything at all in that field when the form is submitted, we've caught a spambot in the honey pot! And the form is blocked.

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Functionality

Looks very promising the spam reduces to 0!

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Ease of use

Just install end set the timer that's it

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Support

Not needed

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Documentation

Not needed.

I used this to: Several sites with spam problem's
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Functionality

Protects all forms on your site from spam entries without requiring your site users to answer a CAPTCHA challenge question.

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Ease of use

Installation and set up of plugin very simple

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Support

Received support for minor issue with plugin on my site within 24 hours

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Documentation

Clear and concise.

I used this to: Protecting all forms on my site from spam entries
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Functionality

Protects all forms in an intelligent way, even those we may not be conscious are reachable. The timing function is a pretty clever idea !

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Ease of use

Very easy, set the minimum time and that's all.

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Support

Fast and professionnal.

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Documentation

Short but no need for anything longer in that case.

I used this to: Our website and those of our customers.
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Functionality

After installation, the results were immediately visible as the flood of comment spam hitting our sales inquiry pages dropped to zero.

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Ease of use

There is only one setting for the form timer, and that's it!

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Documentation

Documentation is extremely short and to-the-point. As easy as this plugin is to install and use, there isn't much documentation required.

I used this to: Our company has several contact and quote request forms on its website which suddenly began to produce bogus submissions to our email system, which were causing some distress to our sales and quoting department. Immediately after installing this plugin, spamming stopped!
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OSpam-a-not

Version:
1.1.10
Developer:
Joomlashack
Last updated:
Nov 29 2018
Date added:
Jan 23 2015
License:
GPLv2 or later
Type:
Free download
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p
Compatibility:
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