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    How to Prevent Spam Submissions


    I have a cakephp recipe website. I've been getting spam recipe submissions from a non-registered user. How is it possible to submit a recipe when not registered or logged in and how can I prevent it?
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    Requiring them to register won't cut down on the spam a whole lot so whether you enforce that is your decision.
    The best anti-spam tool so far is a CAPTCHA. reCAPTCHA is pretty much the de-facto standard but there are a couple other popular ones out there too.
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    I found the problem. I wasn't using the auth component for my recipes controller, I was only using it for my users controller. It's been fixed now.

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