How to Add An Anti-Spam Question to Your Dolphin 7 Join Form

If you’ve worked with Dolphin for any length of time you’re probably aware that spam signups are an on-going problem. In the past I’ve covered some techniques to stop these unwanted guests from spreading their advertising all over your site. Today I’ll show you how to add a “spam question” to your join page and stop even more of them.

We’ll start out by logging into the Dolphin admin panel and going to the “Builder” menu on the left side menu. Then click “Profile fields” and drag a “New_Item” block to the join form. Click the new block and change the “System Name” to “SpamQuestion”. For the “Caption” enter any question you like. For this example, we will use “What’s 3 + 2?” Now click the advanced tab and put a check mark next to “Mandatory” and under “Check” enter this: Learn More

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How to Create a Silverlight Control Like the Telerik CoverFlow Control Part 1 – XAML

If you have seen the Telerik CoverFlow control, then you, just as I, have thought “how is it implemented?” In this post, I will begin to show how you can implement a similar control.

Since the component contains items, we will use a base class ListBox. Learn More

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Warning About Tidypics Beta for Elgg 1.8

This article is about Tidypics beta for Elgg 1.8, which is still in development. There are some things you should know if you want to use the beta version of this plugin on your Elgg network.

What’s Tidypics?

Tidypics is a picture sharing plugin for Elgg. It was the best plugin for photo albums for Elgg 1.7 Currently is still in development. Alternatives for picture sharing is the files plugin that comes bundled with Elgg 1.8 Learn More

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