I am creating a website although during a trial run with a couple of friends they uncovered a bit of a major issue.... the ability to spam.
I have added a hidden box e.t.c. to attempt to prevent bots from spamming but my friends where able to post twenty messages in about one minute which obviously isn't good.

I am not entirely sure where this would go as it is a general sort of thread to do with Web Design so I placed it here.

Does anyone have any ideas on how I can either restrict the number of posts someone can send per minute (all forums require a login but the 'Contact Form' doesn't) or any other method I could use?


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Last Post by nielsep

1)You can use captcha to stop bots from posting data into your thread.....
2)Use session for session if user is registered and once user post it,just set a session value to "some value" and before posting check the value of this session variable.

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good answer

You could also do this :
1) make a captcha, like allready said.
2) make a ekstra "Submit" button... which i guess many "Spambots" jump to.
3) duplicate your form code.

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