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by Franki

Not so long ago we had a lovely open Forum here where there were no real restrictions and we all chatted happily. Then the spammers found our forum and filled it with ads and links in the hope of improving their Google ranking. The result of this was that the forum had to be restricted to registered users only which stopped the spam, but stopped Google spidering the pages as well. That loss of pages cost us hits, and advertising dollars that go towards the hosting of the site. To solve the problem we’ve updated the forum software. The new version has image capture on registration. It has email verification before allowing posts, and it has a much improved spam filtering back end. The point of all this is that we want to open the forum up to general browsing again and in fact have just done so. enjoy!








3 Responses to “Forum software update.”

  1. Don Says:

    Franki,

    Thanks for finding the time to get after this. It really had sunk to a low level. Now we need to pay more attention to it so that we can be more helpful I guess eh?

    Don

  2. PayneLess Designs Says:

    Site is really shaping up. Appreciate all the help you have given us on CIGHTML group
    as well as on your own site.

    Just a slight problem posting this comment. The right side disappears behind right menu of listed dates.

    Ron

  3. Franki Says:

    Thanks Ron,

    All sorted now. I was expecting some issues like this after such a significant ugprade.

    thanks again

    Franki

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