How to install the CleanTalk Anti-Spam Plugin in WordPress

 

Video guide — Anti-Spam Plugin Installation in WordPress:

 

1. In the WordPress Admin Panel go to the "Plugins" section and press the button "Add New".

WordPress Anti-Spam plugin install

 

2. Find the plugin "Spam Protection by CleanTalk" by typing the keyword "cleantalk". Press the button "Install Now" near the plugin's name.

WordPress Anti-Spam plugin install

 

3. After the process of installation press the string "Activate Plugin".

WordPress Anti-Spam plugin activation

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In the "Plugins" section find the installed plugin "Spam Protection by CleanTalk" and press the string "Activate" under its name.

WordPress Anti-Spam plugin activation

 

4. Go to "Settings —> CleanTalk".

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In the "Plugins" section find the installed plugin "Spam Protection by CleanTalk" and press the string "Settings" under its name.

WordPress Anti-Spam plugin settings

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Hover your mouse pointer over the CleanTalk Panel on the top of the page and click the line "Settings".

WordPress Anti-Spam plugin settings

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

WordPress Anti-Spam plugin options

 

 

Do a test registration or post a test comment using the blacklisted e-mail stop_email@example.com.

>>> Do not perform any tests being logged in as an administrator.

WordPress spam registration block

 

To test if SpamFireWall is working just add /?sfw_test_ip=10.10.10.10 to your site name. Example www.yoursitename.domain/?sfw_test_ip=10.10.10.10 (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. 

 

 

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 e-mail to get the account password.

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