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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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Something has gone wrong and this URL cannot be processed at this time + Zoo Visitor

Probably you have some broken conditional tag. The conditionals are more strict since 2.9.
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How to manually create EE 3 member accounts

You can import members via these instructions. As you will likely not import passwords you would need to set up a pw recovery template as well. This is simply a forgot password function
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Spam Bot Member Registrations in ExpressoStore

ExpressionEngine automatically creates a 'member' area on each standard installation, by default this is /member/. Looking at your site I would say the spam bots are registering through the generic /...
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Does MX Stop Spammers no longer work? What's an alternative?

You can get new version from my git repository. New version is works with EE 2.8.1
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Does MX Stop Spammers no longer work? What's an alternative?

I personally use Low NoSpam and have very few spam emails, comments, member registrations come through as a result. I have not upgrade any sites to EE 2.8 yet so I can't speak to if it is currently ...
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Spam Bot Member Registrations in ExpressoStore

Given that Store doesn't let you register members without creating an order, and you mentioned that these spam registrations aren't creating orders, it's almost certain that these registrations aren't ...
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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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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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How to manually create EE 3 member accounts

I ended up using the plugin Smart Member Pro which was perfect for what I needed. Very powerful plugin for importing member accounts and easy tags to display member data as well. Worth the money. ...
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In EE 2.9.1 is there a way to removed default fields from the registration page?

There are are a number of options open to you: Edit the default member registration template in Design->Templates->Themes->Member Profile Templates Use an add-on like Freemember Create your own ...
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Updating Membership Terms of Service

It is in the Control Panel. If you don't see a design section, it means the user group your member is in doesn't have permission to see the Design section. EDIT Ahh, for some reason I thought you ...
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Simple Registration very slow response times

This appears to have been a problem with my server config running the queries slowly, not with Expression Engine or the Simple Registration plugin. It's odd that this problem occurred when upgrading ...
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EE 3.5 Can't add any custom Member Fields for registration

There was apparently a bug in 3.5.0 and this was fixed in 3.5.1 (I upgraded and confirmed it's fixed).
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Redirect from Member/Register is not working

Try using: RewriteRule ^member/register$ http://sitexyz.com/ [R=301,NC,L] and make sure to place it before any index.php rewrite rules in your root htaccess file.
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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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Simple Registration displays error on registration

Upon deeper research we found this documented bug to be the cause of our problem: https://support.ellislab.com/bugs/detail/21861/registering-a-member-via-member_registerregister_member-will-throw-a-...
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to which member group would belong pending members?

If you use default EE registration, you can setup Default Member Group Assigned to New Members in Members -> Member Preferences. Regarding site - is no such function from the box. You can add hidden ...
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Email Notification for specific member group

You want to use this free addon: https://devot-ee.com/add-ons/mx-notify-control This allows you to create different triggers for notification. You can set one for member registration, and actually ...
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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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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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Solspace User 3.4.6 Registration error on dev server - EE 2.7.3

Seems like a possible bug. Try this: In mod.user.php, on line 5955 (User 3.4.6), change $good = ee()->input->get_post($this->sc->csrf_hidden_name); to $good = ee()->input->...
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Create User in the backend on channel form submission

I would recommend using an add-on like Zoo Visitor, which ties users to channel entries. There is a tag for a registration form which could include any other fields you wanted for the channel entry as ...
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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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