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Kunena 5.1.15 Released (27 Oct 2019)

The Kunena team has announce the arrival of Kunena 5.1.15 [K 5.1.15] which is now available for download as a native Joomla extension for J! 3.9.x. This version addresses most of the issues that were discovered in K 5.1 and issues discovered during the development stages of K 5.1.

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3 weeks 4 days ago #1 by karloshull
New users was created by karloshull
Hi

I have block new users messaging users for 24 hours.

Can I block new users posting on the forum for 24 hours?

I am using community builder

Cheers
Karl

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3 weeks 4 days ago #2 by rich
Replied by rich on topic New users
What is the reason why users are not allowed to write 24 hours? In Kunena it is not possible to allow messages after a certain time. If you want prevent spam, you can moderate new users. Enter a number of posts which reviewed by moderators prior to publishing.
You find this option in the Kunena configuration -> tab Users -> Moderate New Users.
In principle it's enough if you enter the number 1, because spammers (bots) already write spam in theyr first post. So you can delete the message instead publish.

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3 weeks 4 days ago #3 by karloshull
Replied by karloshull on topic New users

rich wrote: What is the reason why users are not allowed to write 24 hours? In Kunena it is not possible to allow messages after a certain time. If you want prevent spam, you can moderate new users. Enter a number of posts which reviewed by moderators prior to publishing.
You find this option in the Kunena configuration -> tab Users -> Moderate New Users.
In principle it's enough if you enter the number 1, because spammers (bots) already write spam in theyr first post. So you can delete the message instead publish.


Not allowing them to write for 24 hours, is because we can ban them from spamming by looking at their profile we can detect what user is a scammer.

I have found "moderate new users" but it doesn't give a time limit on new users so how long does kunena give for new users to be a normal user? A day? week? 2 weeks?

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Karl

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3 weeks 4 days ago - 3 weeks 4 days ago #4 by rich
Replied by rich on topic New users
Kunena has no time limit for new users. There is no matter whether the user writes on first day or after a month. If you use this option, the number of posts to be checked remain always the same (only those messages are counted which were allowed by moderators).
When this number is reached, he can publish his message without previous control by a moderator.
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