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Why do "Registration-bots" exist? What do they gain from registering on my site?

When an online account's password is compromised, the hackers will sometimes sign the victim up for accounts on a ton of other online services. They hope that their actual nefarious activities are ...
Michael come lately's user avatar
5 votes

Is it possible for Google to Index a site with login?

This sounds like a great use-case for First Click Free - which would allow you to show the full content to Googlebot, while limiting the number of times a user can access content from there.
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Can somebody from the EU get an Australian business number to register a COM.AU domain?

To get an ABN without having an Australian tax file number (TFN), you must provide: proof of identity documents and a statement of your business activities in Australia. ABN for businesses outside ...
Maximillian Laumeister's user avatar
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How do you calculate exacty when a domain in pending delete status will become available?

It's best to contact the registrar about their specific holding time policy, as this might vary. However, it's also not a very reliable method to just wait for a domain registration to expire. You ...
Rod Michael Perez's user avatar
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When does a domain name really expire before someone else can register it?

The life cycle of a domain can be a bit complicated. It also differs depending on the domain extension, but here is a basic run down of a typical domain life cycle: January 1, 2016: You register the ...
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Firefox remembering telephone number as username

You can do something like this: <input type="text" name="username" autocomplete="username"> <input type="default" name="email" autocomplete="email"> <input type="password" name="...
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Firefox remembering telephone number as username

It is generally not possible without reordering your fields or without a hack. Your username field has to be right before your password field in Firefox. I had the same issue but last name instead ...
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Can somebody from the EU get an Australian business number to register a COM.AU domain?

No, you are basically trying to get around registry policies as you are not eligible plain and simple. The registry website at https://www.auda.org.au/industry-information/au-domains/ states for com....
Patrick Mevzek's user avatar
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Can somebody from the EU get an Australian business number to register a COM.AU domain?

A foreign company can register a .com.au in Australia if it has eligibility. One way to obtain the right to apply for a .com.au is to obtain a trade mark. Once you file for the trade mark application ...
Nicole Murdoch's user avatar
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For a DokuWiki site, how to force new users to have an email address from a specific domain?

There are several ways to enforce a fixed domain name for an email address in your email form. You can set the input to have a hidden field of @example.com at the end, and the user just enter in ...
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How to separate bot user registrations from real people?

You may want to look into a Honeypot plugin. (If you test this option, you may want to turn off reCaptcha temporarily to avoid conflicts. Also, some of the Honeypot plugins haven't been updated in a ...
Henry Visotski's user avatar
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Why do we get bot registrations with fake data on a site where you can't post content?

Bots and spammers find sites and forms by crawling and looking for known software. Usually a snippet of text or a meta tag or any consistent identifier. This usually applies to blog and forum software....
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Why do we get bot registrations with fake data on a site where you can't post content?

The internet is wide open to anyone to do anything. Some of those are tests by crackers to see how far they can get with your site. Some are hobbyists playing with software just to see what happens. ...
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Is it possible for Google to Index a site with login?

There is something called submitting URL Parameters in google webmasters. https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/crawl-url-parameters If you want the bot to read the contents inside a page that is ...
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Up-and downsides of a humanoid/common-sense question verification method as replacement of Captcha?

Your list of questions appears to limited. An attacker just has to make a list of the questions that you use. A good captcha would never ask the exact same question to two people. Your questions ...
Stephen Ostermiller's user avatar
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Email forwarding - set with domain register or hosting company

You are confusing web hosting with email hosting. The company that hosts your website, while they are usually your email host as well, aren't always. Have you configured email hosting for your domain ...
Chris Rutherfurd's user avatar
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When does a domain name really expire before someone else can register it?

Your question depend on the TLD, which you do not provide. For most gTLDs, this applies (with one or two exceptions, some TLDs are not on an autorenew cycle) : https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/...
Patrick Mevzek's user avatar

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