HomeHelpvBulletin 5: How to update the CleanTalk Anti-Spam Product

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vBulletin 5: 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 —> Products & Hooks —> 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). Merge the folders "core" — one from the downloaded archive "upload/core", another is in your forum "<vBulletin-root-folder>/core". Place the product xml-file from the archive in "<vBulletin-root-folder>/core/includes/xml".
  6. Go back to the Import Product page, choose the CleanTalk xml-file from the folder "<vBulletin-root-folder>/core/includes/xml" and press the button "Import".
  7. After importing go to Settings —> Human Verification Manager —> select CleanTalk —> Save.
  8. Go to Settings —> Options — find and select "Anti-spam by CleanTalk" in the list —> Edit Settings.
  9. Setup the anti-spam product, make sure that the access key matches the key from your CleanTalk Control Panel. Then press the button "Save".
  10. (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 —> Products & Hooks —> 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).

Place the "core" folder from the downloaded archive to your <vBulletin-root-folder>/core folder.

Place the product xml-file from the archive in "<vBulletin-root-folder>/core/includes/xml".

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

 

7. After importing go to Settings —> Human Verification Manager —> select CleanTalk —> Save.

 

8. Go to Settings —> Options — find and select "Anti-spam by CleanTalk" in the list —> Edit Settings.

 

9. 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!