CleanTalk anti-spam setup on MODX

 

1.       Go to your website manager panel. Find "Extras" section in the upper menu, choose "Installer".

MODX anti-spam plugin install

 

2.       Click "Select a Provider" from a drop-down list.

 

ModX select provider

 

Choose official modx.com provider

 

ModX Extras provider

 

3.       Click "Download Extras"

 

Modx download extras button

 

Search for "cleantalk" (1) then click "Download" (2).

 

Cleantalk Anti-Spam module download

 

4.       Click "Back to Package Management".

 

ModX packages search

 

5.       Click "Install" antispambycleantalk.

 

MODX anti-spam plugin install

 

"Continue"

 

MODX anti-spam plugin install

 

"OK"  after install 

 

MODX anti-spam plugin install

 

6.       Go to Configuration section –>   "System Settings".

 

MODX anti-spam plugin configure

 

Fill with "cleantalk" in filter field and press Enter. Copy and paste the access key from your CleanTalk Control Panel to antispambycleantalk.api_key and check plugin status (must be "Yes").

 

MODX anti-spam plugin options

 

 

You can add exclusions for URLs if you need it (antispambycleantalk.exclusions_url option).  For example, to exclude URL www.example.com/category/ajax.php you should enter category/ajax.php.

 

7.       Do a test registration using the blacklisted e-mail stop_email@example.com. The cleantalk message must be shown.

 

MODX spam block

Manual Installation

Open Manual Installation Instruction

1.       Download the archive.

2.       Copy downloaded file to "/core/packages".

3.       Go to your website manager panel. Find "Extras" section in the upper menu, choose "Installer".

MODX anti-spam plugin install

 

4.       Choose "Search Locally for Packages" from drop-down list

 

MODX anti-spam plugin install

 

and click "Yes".

 

 MODX anti-spam plugin install

 

5.       Click "Install" antispambycleantalk.

 

MODX anti-spam plugin install

 

"Continue"

 

MODX anti-spam plugin install

 

"OK"  after install 

 

MODX anti-spam plugin install

 

6.       Go to Configuration section –>   "System Settings".

 

MODX anti-spam plugin configure

 

Fill with "cleantalk" in filter field and press Enter. Copy and paste the access key from your CleanTalk Control Panel to antispambycleantalk.api_key and check plugin status (must be "Yes").

 

MODX anti-spam plugin options

 

 

You can add exclusions for URLs if you need it (antispambycleantalk.exclusions_url option).  For example, to exclude URL www.example.com/category/ajax.php you should enter category/ajax.php.

 

7.       Do a test registration using the blacklisted e-mail stop_email@example.com. The cleantalk message must be shown.

 

MODX spam block

 

Congratulations. Anti-spam is installed!

 

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

 


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