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Account activation/spamming - HuaLek - 2017-10-05


I am setting up my forum but don;t want anyone to be able to post until it 'launches' in January; however, I am encouraging people to register.

My questions are these:

1. Is it possible for anyone to post before I activate their account? (I currently have some awaiting activation and will activate when the forum launches in January.)

2. I assume that the answer to the question above is 'no', it is not possible for them to post until their account is activated. If this is the case, then how come someone just managed to post a spam link in the forum as a new thread?

Thank you! ;-)

RE: Account activation/spamming - Noahh - 2017-10-06

This would depend on your forum permissions, is the "Awaiting Activation" group allowed to make threads?