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|Posted: Tue Mar 24, 2009 6:41 pm Post subject: The submitted form was invalid. Try submitting again.
|I installed the Textual Confirmation in my board
1. Download Advanced Textual Confirmation from
2. Unpack the archive to get the files
"bbantispam.php" and "bbas_config.php"
3. Change the questions in the file "bbas_config.php"
$questions = array(
'Are you a spammer?' => array ('no', 'nein', 'nope'),
'What product is this forum about? (hint: look at the domain name)' => array ('excelential', 'xcelential', 'excelential.com', 'xcelential.com', 'excel', 'dashboard', 'dashboards', 'excel dashboards')
4. copy bbantispam.php to bbantispam.php
copy bbas_config.php to bbas_config.php
5. then modified common.php to start with
include_once($phpbb_root_path . 'bbantispam.' . $phpEx);
6. then I disabled visual confirmation.
THEN I tried to register in the board ( www.excelential.com/bb )
after uploading the files, it worked! I got the textual confirmation, which refused to let me past until I typed a correct
Unfortunately, when I tried to submit my registration, I got:
"The submitted form was invalid. Try submitting again."
When I undid my change in common.php, the problem went away.
I applied the change in common.php and the problem is back.
( and I let is stay, so now users can not register in the forum. you can try it yourself )
Can you help me fix this?
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