[MediaWiki-l] Captcha for registration? Email required at registration?

Josh King joshkking at gmail.com
Tue Dec 22 04:53:05 UTC 2015


Awesome! I'll check that one out, thanks!

-Josh

On Mon, Dec 21, 2015 at 4:27 AM, Sven Seiffert <SvenSeiffert at gmx.net> wrote:

>
> Hi Josh
>
> QuestyCaptcha (https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:QuestyCaptcha)
> should enable you to add a captcha at the registration stage. The extension
> allows you to define a question (e.g. write out the numbers 1 2 3 leaving
> no spaces) and associated answer (e.g. onetwothree).
>
> I have found the catpcha very successful in preventing the automated
> creation of user accounts.
>
> Hope this is of help
>
> Sven
>
>
> On 20/12/15 23:45, Josh King wrote:
>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> Two questions here:
>>
>>     1. Anyone know of an extension that adds a captcha (or similar) to the
>>     registration page? I've found plenty that work on edits, but none to
>>     prevent the initial spam account creation.
>>     2. Anyone know how to require email upon registration? I know there's
>>     the confirm-to-edit configuration I could use which would make this
>> happen,
>>     but I feel like I should be able to require email at registering while
>>     still leaving edits open to anonymous users.
>>
>> Thanks. Hope everyone is enjoying the holidays!
>>
>> -Josh
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