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ban hyperlinks in messages from new users?

Author Steve Shaw
#1 | Posted: 13 Jul 2014 11:01 
I am sure this must be possible, but I can't find any info on this - have read the manual and tried searching the help forums.

When a new user registers and posts their first message I want to bad any hyperlinks - this to stop manual spammers.
(We are using pre-moderation for new users)

I'm happy for hyperlinks to be used by regsitered users.


Author kuopassa
#2 | Posted: 13 Jul 2014 11:33 
miniBB's manual has this;

$allowHyperlinks=10; mandatory option; if greater than zero, it means hyperlinks will be allowed for members only who made not less than $allowHyperlinks postings. If set to zero, hyperlinks will be automated also for guests. By hyperlinks, we mean highlighted URLs in postings: when you post anything beginning from http:// , or www. or enclosed in [url][/url] BB codes, it is converted to a clickable hyperlink.

Author Steve Shaw
#3 | Posted: 14 Jul 2014 15:05 
How did I miss that???

Thanks for the direction!

I also found I had not installed the 'minibb_plugin_antiguest' option...
So me dumb all round really!

Author Paul
Lead Developer
#4 | Posted: 14 Jul 2014 15:15 | Edited by: Paul 
Yes, this or that, or both could help in this :)

Author sonamroy
#5 | Posted: 13 Sep 2018 12:35 
so what.???? moderation filter are uses by maximum forum sites..

Author Limey
#6 | Posted: 21 Sep 2018 19:41 
I hate it when guests do that...bloody awful l it is mate

Author MasonFinley
#7 | Posted: 11 Feb 2019 16:19 
Majority of them wants to promote our brand and try to create a back link which is not related to the discussion. I think, the best way is to stop such kind of users that the forum does allow links for new users.

Author Paul
Lead Developer
#8 | Posted: 11 Feb 2019 16:32 | Edited by: Paul 
the forum does allow links for new users

I suppose you've meant does NOT allow links for new users, and this is exactly how it's done in default miniBB, and additionally could be configured in the Anti-Guest add-on.

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