How to protect your WordPress Site from Bots Registrations ?
As WordPress is one of the most popular CMS for blogs and almost 80% of all the sites that uses CMS are on WordPress, So It is the main target for the guys doing blackhat SEO and Spamming. If you have a wordpress site you may have encountered mainly these two problems.
- Spam Comments
- Bots Registrations(Fake Registrations)
First problem i.e. Spam Comments is solved by WordPress by including Akismet Plugin with the default wordpress installation.
But Today I am going to share with you a very Simple Way to protect your site from Bots Registrations.
This is very annoying problem, if you saw some mails with fake ID’s being registered to your site and each time you have to delete them manually in order to keep your site clean and spam free. So now you don’t have to do it manually. Just use a simple plugin WangGuard . You can download it from Here .
Just install it. After installing go to configuration options, and add the API Key. As shown below:
To get API Key a link is provided on configuration page. Just register for free and get your key.
You can switch to other tabs for other settings options.
Some times you may face some problem and wand guard Servers are blocked by your server.To check go to server connectivity tab shown below:
If above screen is showing error then contact with your hosting provider and ask them to allow the WangGuard Server’s IP shown.
That’s it. You are all set to go and say bye bye to Bots Registration.
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