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If bots are registering accounts on your Joomla site you can stop them by simply turning user registration off (if you don't need anyone to register on your site.) In this live stream we''ll see how to turn of user registration, and also take a bonus look at a number of ways you can find and remove false Joomla user account that bots have created. Here are some links mentioned in this stream:



  • Video tutorial about disabling user registration in Joomla.
    - The tutorial prevents bots from signing up and addresses site cleanup.
    - Hosted by Tim Davis on Basic Joomla Tutorials YouTube channel.
    - Demonstrates turning off user registration in Joomla site.
    - Emphasizes importance of Google reCAPTCHA for user sign-ups.
    - Explains managing user registration permissions.
    - Highlights potential spam bot issues with incorrect settings.
    - Discusses filtering and identifying bot-generated user accounts.
    - Demonstrates manual user account deletion through PHPMyAdmin.
    - Provides insights for site maintenance and bot prevention.

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Tim Davis is the founder and owner of Cybersalt.
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