Moderating Elgg

Due to even more aggressive spam accounts, in this article I will give some tips on how to moderate elgg to protect your elgg site and our servers.


Trusted Users and Trusted Reports Pack

This plugin pack allows you to mark users as trusted or verify users. Trusted users have an extra tool that they can use to report spammers or spam content.


Trusted Users

Trusted Spam Reports



HypeApprove implements a content approval workflow with a granular control over types of content to be queued for manual review, checked for spam, or subjected to review by editors and/or supervisors. It is an outstanding new tool to fight spammers.

Download HypeApprove for elgg 1.8

Elgg Spam and Bots Hammer

Elgg Spam and Bots Hammer

Elgg Hammer is brand new tool that blocks malicious bots and spammers from hitting your site. It provides an extra layer of security against DDOS attacks. Just install it, activate it and your elgg site will be secure.

Download Elgg Hammer

We strongly recommend to implement these tools in your elgg network. All have been tested and do not interfere with the functionality of the site.

This Concludes Moderating Elgg

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Rodolfo Hernandez

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