For JED Developers

Best practices: Deter spammers from targeting your extension

Joomla! extensions frequently publish links submitted by users. Spammers leverage on these features to take advantage of the extensions to generate spam, and commenting extensions are mainly a target. 

We have been recently contacted by Giacomo Gnecchi from Google to share the following best practices with the community. The following techniques help to reduce the interest of spammers in attacking the extensions.