Download plugin file cleantalk-ipboard4-197.xml.
Previous version cleantalk-ipboard4-196.xml.

How to install the CleanTalk anti-spam plugin in Invision Community 4

1. Go to the official website [ ] and create or sign in to your account to have a possibility to download files.

2. Go to Marketplace, find the CleanTalk anti-spam plugin for IPS 4 by typing the keyword "CleanTalk" in the search field.

IPS4 anti-spam install


3. At the plugin description page press the button "Download this file".

IPS4 anti-spam install


4. Agree to the terms and download the latest version of the anti-spam plugin.

IPS4 anti-spam install


5. Save the downloaded xml-file.

6. Go to "System —> Plugins" and press the button "Install New Plugin".

IPS4 anti-spam install


7. Choose the downloaded CleanTalk xml-file and press the button "Install".

IPS4 anti-spam install


8. During the installation 3 files will be downloaded to "/plugins/cleantalkspamprotect/":

If it didn't happen for some reasons, download them manually and put them in the folder "plugins/cleantalkspamprotect/". Create this folder if it does not exist.


9. Click the pencil symbol opposite the "CleanTalk Spam protect" line.

IPS4 manage anti-spam


10. Copy the access key from your CleanTalk Control Panel and paste it in the field "Access key", turn the plugin's options on and press the button "Save".

IPS4 anti-spam options



Do a test registration using the blacklisted e-mail

IPS4 spam block



To test if SpamFireWall is working just add /?sfw_test_ip= to your site name. Example www.yoursitename.domain/?sfw_test_ip= (you must see blocking screen)

Attention! You should test SFW with incognito mode switched on. To enable incognito mode press Ctrl+Shift+N for Chrome, Opera и Safari browsers; press Ctrl+Shift+P for Firefox, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge.


How to Add Website to Cleantalk Anti-Spam Dashboard

Please, use this guide to add website to CleanTalk Anti-Spam Dashboard:



Congratulations! The Anti-Spam is installed.


Please go to Dashboard to see the anti-spam status, add new websites or manage existing ones!


Please check your email to get the account password.

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