Opened 5 years ago

Closed 5 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

#23109 closed Bug (fixed)

Spam on the Community Page

Reported by: Nathan Osman Owned by: nobody
Component: * Version:
Severity: Normal Keywords:
Cc: Triage Stage: Unreviewed
Has patch: no Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: no UI/UX: no


Some spam is starting to show up on the "Community" page on the Django website:

Change History (4)

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by Aymeric Augustin

This is the only spam question on

For now I've just deleted it through the admin.

I don't know if it's going to come back next time the feed is fetched.

Let wait and see if it was an isolated incident or if we should remove from the aggregator.

comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by Baptiste Mispelon

There's another one in (search for "apnea").

I'll try to get in touch with the owner of the website.

comment:3 Changed 5 years ago by Baptiste Mispelon

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

I've contacted the owner of the website and they've activated a CAPTCHA so it should cut down on spam.

Thanks for reporting this.

comment:4 Changed 5 years ago by Baptiste Mispelon

The owner contacted me again today telling me that they're still getting spammed.

I've disabled the feed in the admin (id 699) for now and deleted the last spam entries.

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