Questions and Answers, is the new feature in Datalife Engine 9.4, the purpose of this module is for better security from spammers, nowadays we see more and more spammers show up in every website around the Internet, this module is intended for site protection from those spammers, by adding the new security question to the website will help protect and stop spammers from posting comments, registration and so on...
Questions and Answers
, us the new feature in Datalife engine 9.4, the purpose of this module is for better security from spammers, nowadays we see more and more spammers show up in every website around the Internet, this module is intended for site protection from those spammers, by adding the new security question to the website will help protect and stop spammers from posting comments, registration and so on...
This section describes configuration issues and answers for additional protection from automatic registration and publications, how to add the questions and answers to your website. This tutorial is part of Admin CP dept cover project by DLE Starter team, so if you have any questions, please feel free to ask using our forum.
The "Question and Answer
" module is new feature in Datalife Engine 9.4 final released, this module can be enable or disable in DLE Admin CP, under "System Settings > User Settings
" the module function is called "Enable Question - Answer Module
", to use it you must set to "Yes
" and then you can add the questions and answers to the list, the questions can be added unlimited but they will be show to the users only one question at a time randomly, you cannot select which question to display or not display because the system will automatically random draw itself, if you don't want any questions to display simply remove it from the list.
You can add and remove the questions and answer by access to DLE Admin CP
or go directly to
To add the question, simply click on "Add New Question
" and the popup windows will show, the popup windows you will have only 2 simple input boxes
1) Question: You can add the question you want, it can be any languages, for example if your website is for Arabic, you can add question in Arabic, and you can add only 1 question at a time
2) Answer: The correct answers, one for each line, usually the case is not sensitive to add like DLEStarter or dlestarter are both the same, if the users input incorrect answers you have input here then they will not be able to process the posts/comment/registration/PM/feedback in your website
By Default this module is disabled, you can activate this feature in System Settings > User Settings
However, in 9.8 and newer versions the additional settings are added in UserGroup Manager > CAPTCHA
tab to active it for different usergroup of your choice which is very handy and comfortable for Administrators
The Question and Answer module will be used in the following parts of your website:
1) Add Comment
2) Add News/Articles
3) Site Registration
4) Send new Private Messages (PM)
5) Contact Form
The Question and Answer
module is not part of CAPTCHA and reCaptcha, they are all different modules but Question and Answer
module can be used in combination of those modules, however, the part of setting to use Question and Answer module is also set in Usergroup Settings (we will cover it in next tutorial), the Question and Answer
module will on show to specific usergroup to allow to use, by default Administrator
are set not to use Question and Answer
module but you can change the settings yourself. The setting is located in :
Usergroup Manager > CAPTCHA tab