HomeHelpvBulletin 4: How to update the CleanTalk Anti-Spam Product

Download plugin file vbulletin-2.1-antispam.zip (Changelog).

  • Improved spam protection
  • Bug fixes and other minor improvements


vBulletin 4: How to update the CleanTalk Anti-Spam Product

 

Text version

  1. Make backup copies of your forum files and database.
  2. Go to vBulletin Administrator Panel —> Plugins & Products —> Manage Products —> find the row with "Anti-spam by CleanTalk" and choose "Uninstall" in the pop-down menu.
  3. Confirm deletion by pressing the button "Yes" on the next page.
  4. After successful deletion click the string [Add/Import Product].
  5. Download the product archive from CleanTalk (the link is at the beginning of this page or use the link given to you personally), unzip the xml-file from the archive to "<vBulletin-root-folder>/includes/xml".
  6. Go back to the Import Product page, choose the CleanTalk xml-file from the folder "<vBulletin-root-folder>/includes/xml" and press the button "Import".
  7. After importing go to Settings —> Options — find and select "Anti-spam by CleanTalk" in the list —> Edit Settings.
  8. Setup the anti-spam product, make sure that the access key matches the key from your CleanTalk Control Panel. Then press the button "Save".
  9. (Optional) Test the protection by making a registration using the blacklisted e-mail stop_email@example.com.

 

Congratulations. The Anti-Spam is updated!

 

Version with pictures

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

2. Go to vBulletin Administrator Panel —> Plugins & Products —> Manage Products —> find the row with "Anti-spam by CleanTalk" and choose "Uninstall" in the pop-down menu.

 

3. Confirm deletion by pressing the button "Yes" on the next page.

 

4. After successful deletion click the string [Add/Import Product].

 

5. Download the product archive from CleanTalk (the link is at the beginning of this page or use the link given to you personally), unzip the xml-file from the archive to "<vBulletin-root-folder>/includes/xml".

6. Go back to the Import Product page, choose the CleanTalk xml-file from the folder "<vBulletin-root-folder>/includes/xml" and press the button "Import".

 

7. After importing go to Settings —> Options — find and select "Anti-spam by CleanTalk" in the list —> Edit Settings.

 

8. Setup the anti-spam product, make sure that the access key matches the key from your CleanTalk Control Panel. Then press the button "Save".

 

 

Congratulations. The Anti-Spam is updated!

Give Dashboard a few minutes to change your anti-spam status.
You can ask us any question concerning our product via:
 — E-mail [ support@cleantalk.org ].
 — Request [ https://cleantalk.org/my/support ].
 — Forum [ https://community.cleantalk.org/ ].

 

 

 

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