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OpenComment news

What’s new wth opencomment today? I work hard to bring some new functionnalities:

  • A new Admin tab: spammers which regroup all antispammer plugins,
  • Auto discovery of smilies pack is working, with a check to see if it is correctly install
  • Translations are nearly done, more than 90%
  • A new field in form, user can now enter his homepage
  • Bad news for all of You: com_opencomment require now com_log4php prior to installation. Sorry But I really need a logging fw since my debugger is still not functionnal.
  • New automoderation Admin tab: this idea come to my mind today when I discover 3 spams attempt on my homepage. Someone has enter manually the captcha. In order to F.. all spammer, you can now decide to moderate automatically or delete any comment that contains an URL in title or text.
  • I start looking at Askimet, a webservice to tell if a comment is spam.
  • Refactoring as usual, trying to bring size of code down to a manageable level. Note: I would have been 10 times faster with java, sic….
  • Prefilling values back if user enter something wrong in the form (like wrong captcha text…)
  • A module: mod_opencommentLatest has been also developed
  • Securities check

Look in the gallery for the new pictures, code is in #Joomla Forge CVS

About The Author

Cédric Walter

I worked with various Insurances companies across Switzerland on online applications handling billion premium volumes. I love to continuously spark my creativity in many different and challenging open-source projects fueled by my great passion for innovation and blockchain technology.In my technical role as a senior software engineer and Blockchain consultant, I help to define and implement innovative solutions in the scope of both blockchain and traditional products, solutions, and services. I can support the full spectrum of software development activities, starting from analyzing ideas and business cases and up to the production deployment of the solutions.I'm the Founder and CEO of Disruptr GmbH.