This is an example of how to add a line of text in your form, ideal for creating separation for sections of a form, or to add specific instructions. [Read more…]
Something that will probably become a full feature in the main plugin is multiple selection checkboxes. However, until that becomes a full feature, here is a code snippet that you can use to set this up in your existing installation.
I’ve had a few requests for help with combating registration spam using the plugin. To be honest, I’m right there with you all – I was getting a great deal of registration spam here on the site. I’ve been working on how to reduce that with a number of approaches.
One approach is the registration blacklist add-on. But blocking IP addresses needs to be done with caution. Many spammers are not spamming from their own machines. Some of it comes from innocent victims with compromised systems.
Another possible solution that can work well is to use what is known as a “honey pot.” This is essentially a trap that the spam bot puts its hand into and is trapped. That is the method I will describe here. [Read more…]
I do get a lot of questions regarding how to setup the plugin to use the user’s email address as their username. User’s often times forget what they used as a username, and using their email address can make for an easy way to remember how to login. This script will allow you to remove the username field from the registration form and will populate the username field with the email address at registration.