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The "Disallow Domains" setting in Joomla is a great way to block accounts from being created by nuisance domains. However, not all that seems to be possible with this tool is actually possible. Watch the video to learn more.



- Video tutorial on disallowing specific domains from registering Joomla accounts.
- Presenter: Tim Davis, Joomla enthusiast.
- Mention of "Maintenance Monday" video series (#184).
- The tutorial is on the Basic Joomla Tutorials YouTube channel.
- Featured tool: - offers site management tools and a coupon code for a free Joomla site.
- Demonstration on a Joomla site (no secrets demonstration site).
- Tutorial covers how to prevent certain domains from registering accounts.
- Steps to access settings:
- Go to Users > Manage.
- Click on "Options" (located on the right).
- Navigate to "Email Domain Options" tab.
- Ability to create rules to disallow certain domains from registration.
- Rules can be added using the "+" button.
- Demonstrated examples:
- Disallowing registrations from "" domain.
- Mention of common spam domains "dot ru" and "" being disallowed.
- Highlighted issue with the rule system:
- Ineffective for allowing only specific domains (e.g., "").
- Filtering system primarily blocks domains rather than allowing them.
- Presenter encourages viewers to subscribe and explore other content on the channel.
- Presenter's recommendation to explore related content suggested by Google YouTube.
- Closing remarks and sign-off.

Note: The provided summary is based on the transcript and may not include all details from the video.

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