[wp-docs] Codex Spam

Jane Wells jane at automattic.com
Mon Jun 21 17:53:11 UTC 2010

On 6/21/10 1:38 PM, Lorelle on WordPress wrote:
> Good questions. The logins, to the best of my understanding, were all 
> merged a long time ago. If you log into the wp.org <http://wp.org>, 
> the login takes you everywhere within the site. For spammers, 
> especially bots, they are focusing on mediawiki logins, not 
> WordPress.org, so this stops technical blocks them as they are bots. 
> For the human spammers, it's another hoop they have to jump through 
> and they might not know to jump. So we can only hope.
> I just tested it and you're right. New registrants on WordPress.org 
> can't get access to the Codex. It's probably a permissions level 
> issue. I've let them know and we should have an answer shortly. Thanks 
> for pointing it out.
> Lorelle
I have different logins for the codex and for .org. I don't think the 
codex users have been merged yet.

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