How to Install the CleanTalk Anti-Spam Add-on in XenForo 2.x

Go to your Anti-Spam Dashboard

1. Make backup copies of your forum files and database.

2. Download the add-on archive.

3. Then go to the «‎upload» folder (you just downloaded) and copy its content to your XenForo 2.x/ folder. Finally, it should look like «‎[Your XenForo directory name]/scr/addons/CleanTalk/...»

4. Go to XenForo Administrator Panel → Add-ons → Choose «‎Anti-Spam by CleanTalk» from the table «‎Installable add-ons». Then click the «‎Install» button.



5. After the installation go to the "Options":



6. Copy the access key from your CleanTalk Dashboard and paste it in the "Access key" field, setup the modification and press the button "Save".

Xenforo 2 anti-spam plugin options


Do a test registration or post a test comment using the blacklisted email address:

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

Xenforo 2 test anti-spam protection

Xenforo 2 spam registration block


 Follow this path:  XenForo Administrator Panel —> Logs —> Spam trigger log to see spam activity.

Xenforo 2 anti-spam log


How to Add a Website to Your CleanTalk Anti-Spam Dashboard

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


Please go to Dashboard to see the anti-spam status, add new websites or manage existing ones!
Please check your e-mail to get account password.



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