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How to Install the CleanTalk Anti-Spam Module in Drupal 8

Go to your Anti-Spam Dashboard

1. Download the archive.

2. Go to "Manage —> Extend" section, find "Update Manager" module in the "CORE" list, press the button "Install".

Drupal 8 Update Manager install


3. After that the button "+Install new module" will appear in the "Manage —> Extend" section. Press it.

Drupal 8 modules install


4. Choose the downloaded archive from CleanTalk, press the button "Install".

Drupal 8 install Anti-Spam plugin


5. After the process of installation press the line "Enable newly added modules".

Drupal 8 enable Anti-Spam module


6. In the "CLEANTALK" category find the Anti-Spam by CleanTalk module, tick the checkbox near the name and press the button "Install".

Drupal 8 enable Anti-Spam module


7. When you enable the module, go to Configuration -> Content Authoring. Click it.

Drupal 8 configure Anti-Spam module


8. Copy the access key from your CleanTalk Dashboard and paste it in the "Access key" field, turn on the options of the module and press the button "Save configuration".

Drupal 8 Anti-Spam plugin options



Do a test registration using this blacklisted email address:

Drupal 8 spam registration block



To test if SpamFireWall is working just add /?sfw_test_ip= to your site name. Example www.yoursitename.domain/?sfw_test_ip= (you must see a CleanTalk blocking screen)

Attention! You should test SFW with the incognito mode switched on. To enable the incognito mode press Ctrl+Shift+N in Chrome, Opera and Safari browsers; press Ctrl+Shift+P in Firefox, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge browsers.


How to Add a Website to Your CleanTalk Anti-Spam Dashboard

Please, use this guide to add a website to your CleanTalk Anti-Spam Dashboard:



Congratulations! The Anti-Spam is installed.


Please go to your Dashboard to see the Anti-Spam status, add new websites or manage existing ones!
And check your inbox to get your account password.


If you use the EU Cookie Compliance (GDPR Compliance) plugin and some settings are applied, this plugin will not allow the use of cookies for the CleanTalk Anti-Spam plugin. As a result, there may be false positive spam protection triggering.

Drupal 8 Update Manager install
In order to solve the situation, please add all of the cookies listed below used by the Anti-Spam plugin to the exceptions:

Drupal 8 Update Manager install

All CleanTalk cookies don’t contain personal data or data by which a visitor can be identified and are strictly necessary cookies as they directly affect your website security and your guests/visitors/registered users.



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