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Add simple spam checking for [bw_contact_form] #116
For a while now I've been getting Contact form submissions that appear to come from user name WordPress with a reasonable email address and a message containing a single sentence followed by a link.
These emails come through on sites where Akismet is not activated.
Reduce amount of spam being sent
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Jan 5, 2019
OK, so I've captured the actual request for a spam submission. Here are the values passed.
There's nothing really out of the ordinary apart from the unwanted payload, and a silly email address.
Both the GET and the POST came from the same IP address,
Spammer - Windows 8.1
Mine - Windows 10
Note: It took 3.8 seconds to send the email; that's the time between trace records between bw_get_email_headers() and bw_send_email(). But that's another issue.