Im getting spam 2-4 x a day via our web sites jot form. How do I make this stop?

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    John Hocking
    Asked on July 18, 2012 at 08:06 AM
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    NeilVicente
    Answered on July 18, 2012 at 08:10 AM

    Let me get things straight first. Are you saying you have a Jotform on your website and that you are getting spam submissions on this form?

    If yes, you can deter spammers by adding a captcha field on your form. You can find it under the Power Tools section of the JotForm Builder.

     

    Else, give us more details regarding the nature of your problem so we can assist you better.

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    baldwinweb
    Answered on October 08, 2013 at 11:56 AM

    Yes, but the spam stills come through even with the Captcha form. What's the work around for that?

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    ardy0689
    Answered on October 08, 2013 at 12:42 PM

    Most captcha fields like the one used by JotForm are usually effective against automated spammers or coded robots to spam your forms as they can not read images especially the texts are distorted.

    However, they are susceptible to human spammers who are probably doing it for fun. My advise is that you can add the submitter's IP address on your notifications or submissions.

     

    In this manner, you can use those IP addresses to filter them from your webhosting or from any form of IP blocking on your website. I hope this will help you lessen the spamming on your forms and website. For any inquiries that you may have please do not hesistate to ask us here. Thanks

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    twdwebgal
    Answered on October 09, 2013 at 01:42 PM
    Thanks! I think will help somewhat.
    Carol
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    twdwebgal
    Answered on October 09, 2013 at 01:44 PM
    Thanks! I think will help somewhat.
    Carol