Spam Protect Factory

Version 1.2.3

Spam Protection Factory reads the login form before it is submitted to Joomla! and takes appropriate action based on its configuration.

It can reject a registration altogether, allowing the user to register but blocking his account immediately, or it can allow the user to register normally.

Spam Protection Factory Key Features

Key Features

  • StopForumSpam integration (biggest internet spammer database currently available)
  • Manual filters for registration form (IP, domain, keyword, country)
  • Multiple actions against spammers (block, allow, reject)
  • Redirects rejected users to a custom URL
  • User groups permissions
Spam Protection Factory Standards


  • Multi-language support, UTF-8 support, comes default with English INI language files
  • SEO/SEF friendly
  • Easy transition to RTL
  • Simple installation, configuration and updating process
Spam Protection Factory Main Settings

Main Settings

  • Enable and set up StopForumSpam filtering (number of occurrences needed on the StopForumSpam (blacklist in order to flag a user)
  • Set the action taken against a flagged user (block, allow, reject)
  • Set the location to redirect the user upon being rejected
  • Enable and add manual filters accordingly (IPs, domains, keywords, countries)
  • Manage permission settings for user groups (configure access and administrator interface access)
Spam Protection Factory Backend Management

Backend Management

  • Dashboard containing recent spammers and a configuration overview
  • Logs containing various information regarding blocked and/or rejected users (IP, email, action, etc.)
Spam Protection Factory Requirements


  • Joomla! 4.x, 3.x
  • MySQL (min. 5.1 + )
  • cURL, GD2 libraries enabled

Spam Protect Factory 1.2.3 released on February 27, 2020.

  • Fixed issues regarding added missing folder in installation manifest and account activation.

Spam Protect Factory 1.2.2 released on July 29, 2019.

  • New feature: added wildcard option for filtering by domain.
  • Fixed issue regarding changed service for obtaining country code from IP address.

Spam Protect Factory 1.2.1 released on April 2, 2019.

  • Compatibility to Joomla! 4.x.

Spam Protect Factory 1.0.0 released on September 16, 2013.

Screenshots are representing version 1.0.0 of Spam Protect Factory.

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