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Can't stop spam registrations, using Freemember

Spam is an uphill battle, any solution made by man to stop it can be broken by man to abuse it. The unfortunate truth is that traditional spam solutions are very short term and don't scale. What I ...
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Freemember with EE 3?

Freemember has not been updated to be compatible with EE3 - you'd have to contact DevDemon and ask if they have plans. (It doesn't appear in their EE3 roadmap, and as a free add-on that was Adrian's ...
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Can't stop spam registrations, using Freemember

If you are not using the EE native member templates, then instead of making the trigger word a random word (might be difficult to guess, but can theoretically still be hit by spammers), you can simply ...
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Freemember error message

Make sure it is not being overwritten in the config.php file. At the bottom of the config file, the encryption key is declared as blank, so make sure the key is entered there, or below these lines of ...
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Member groups, Freemember and self-activation via email?

A user is either pending, and after activation is automatically added to the default member group. Or, if you set the group_id, is immediatly added to a particular member group. To get what you want (...
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Multiple Freemember login forms on one page, prefix tags?

If you set different form_id on the forms and set different css classes on your error delimiters, then you will be able to use CSS to hide the errors in the other form. {exp:freemember:login form_id="...
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Using FreeMember to record interests (categories) to a member profile

I've solved this by forking and modding the FreeMember add on. When passed an array type form field (i.e. where you name the field 'field_name[]' and then have multiple inputs by the same name) ...
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Handling back button happy users on member sites

Ultimately I've decided on the really rather simple solution as follows. An EE template at 'site/ajax_is_logged_in' with the following markup: {if logged_in}1{if:else}0{/if} Then in the registration ...
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AJW Export download button

You can do it like this: <a href="members/index" class="button">Download</a> (place this button anywhere you want) Just create group in your templates called members and add {exp:...
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Freemember Reset Password

Apologies I didn't have the reset parameter in the form {exp:freemember:forgot_password return="account/forgot_sent" reset="account/reset"} <!-- forgot password template --> {/exp:...
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Freemember and custom member fields

Are you running the latest version of Freemember? Are you sure your custom field names are correct? Your code? Ok, your code was not formatted properly.. {exp:freemember:register form_class="form ...
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ExpressionEngine FreeMember conditional return=''

Can you share your template code? As you mentioned, the return parameter only applies to a successful form submission. If the submission is unsuccessful (because of validation errors), you'll have to ...
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Expressionengine - Freemember Email - invalid link sent

I had the exact same problem. It looks as though EE's native password reset doesn't understand Freemember's reset code. I was able to fix this issue by creating a template with Freemember's reset ...
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Freemember login errors with Transcribe

Im a little late to the party, but I just spent a day tracking down the cause of this bug. The issue is that transmit deals with ACT actions differently to normal GET requests. In ext.transcribe.php ...
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Freemember login errors with Transcribe

This looks to be a bug within FreeMember, as a Transcribed entry is much like any other normal entry. I would try logging the bug over at FreeMembers Issue Queue, to try and get a 1st aprty response....
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Where can I change the wording of the Reset Password email FreeMember sends?

You can edit the forgot_password template in EE Control Panel > Design > Message Pages > Email Notifications > Forgotten Password Instructions. You can change the username variable and ...
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Freemember - logout doesn't keep https protocol

You'll find this issue with a number of tags and modules, you can use a module like : https://devot-ee.com/add-ons/https-support to alter the base site_index variable globally according to the ...
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How to create a password for a member logged in via Facebook? i.e. no password set

Yeah, you're pretty much down to writing your own add-on which accepts the new password, then manually updates it. The core of the logic would like like this (after someone submitted your custom form):...
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Can Freemember be used for the "Account Activated" EE screen?

In a word, no, I don't believe Freemember has template tags to adjust the email activation page. This could probably be added to freemember with a pull request though, the same way the reset password ...
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Handling back button happy users on member sites

You could add in a script that requires the page to reload/refresh if the user hits the back button. It's based on the time the page was first hit. Haven't tested this since I had it working on multi-...
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Can't stop spam registrations, using Freemember

Here's what I've done to completely stop spam members from registering on my default EE member registration forms while still allowing those forms to be used without needing any add-ons. Make sure ...
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Can't stop spam registrations, using Freemember

There is no fool proof way of preventing spam. Captcha solutions are obtrusive to the user experience and not very effective, which is why they are not recommended as the only line of defence. Eric ...
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Multiple Freemember login forms on one page, prefix tags?

There's no way to prefix the tags - form errors will be displayed anywhere on the page a Freemember login form appears. In general the accepted design is not to show error messages in the header ...
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How to change member group from front end with Freemember

Freemember automatically unsets any posted group_id value, as it's a security risk for permissions-based sites. But, you could do this with an extension hook in Freemember - specifically the ...
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Expresso Store and Freemember Autopopulation not working

If the users have already populated the custom fields in either FreeMember or by completing a purchase in the past they should automatically populate without having to use a conditional since the data ...
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Member groups, Freemember and self-activation via email?

As GDmac mentioned, member email activation and custom member registration groups are mutually exclusive. This is a limitation of EE, not Freemember (since members are either placed in the "Pending" ...
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