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Posted by AndreaMay 24, 2013 - 08:12 am
Nate, blank screen... Try to reupload the php_guestbook.php file, but this time instead of leaving "automatic" file type selection in the FTP software, select an option to upload the file as bin file. If this does not work try to upload as text file. Also double check that all the files were uploaded correctly

Posted by NateMay 24, 2013 - 08:06 am
trying to use this guestbook inserted into the html of my page. I have followed the directions to the letter and set all permissions as instructed. I cannot get to the configure guestbook page at all. I go to the admin.html page and enter the password and the screen is just blank after that. Any ideas on what to do? Please advise.

Posted by MetheGeMay 17, 2013 - 11:07 pmme@gmail.com
Help make this happen...

Posted by CharlesMay 17, 2013 - 11:23 amchuck@echeese.us
Now can we change these funky icons to some more conservative ones?

Posted by EmilyMay 15, 2013 - 12:26 pm
hi, this is a proof

Posted by DerekMay 14, 2013 - 08:48 am
I'm developing a wedding website where the groom is english and the bride is italian, and i have duplicate pages for each language. Can i run two guestbooks from seperate sub folders?

Posted by AndreaMay 10, 2013 - 10:06 am
Ehab you can actually USE IT freely on your website, not only test it

Posted by EhabMay 10, 2013 - 09:55 am
can i test this script freely on my web site ?

Posted by Jimmy DeanMay 06, 2013 - 03:21 pm
Thank you for the guestbook!

Posted by meMay 04, 2013 - 07:06 pmnone
hi there for this

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Posted by SanyiApril 28, 2013 - 01:41 amradio@marketingradio.hu
I really like the GuestBook Thanks!
One thing I can find. Post in case "Posted by" Where can I find starting line? There's just this needs to be translated, but it fails. And of course it would be nice to do a bit airy, as here it is.

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Posted by KennApril 26, 2013 - 06:20 am
Hi. I have a problem deleting spam posts in a guestbook. When I via the admin try to delete the posts, I do get a message that the posts are deleted, but when I go back to the page, it's still there. And it still shows in the guestbook.

Do you have any suggestions on how to fix this?

Posted by mahdiApril 23, 2013 - 12:29 pm

Posted by AndreaApril 22, 2013 - 05:39 pm
So my best advice is to add http and href to the list, as said earlier. You might want to backup config.php before you do that, because if you get the syntax wrong this will break the script. In case it happens you can restore the config file from backup and start over.

Posted by RayburnApril 22, 2013 - 05:33 pminfo@wacowebdesigns.com
Yes, ajax verification is on.

Posted by AndreaApril 22, 2013 - 05:14 pm
online administration, configure tab.

Posted by RayburnApril 22, 2013 - 05:02 pminfo@wacowebdesigns.com
How do I turned on Ajax protection?

Posted by AndreaApril 22, 2013 - 04:38 pm
the captcha works but is not really effective. Ajax protection (in use here) is effective, do you have it turned on?

Posted by RayburnApril 22, 2013 - 04:36 pminfo@wacowebdesigns.com
It just dawned on me to ask. What is the CAPTCHA not working?

Posted by AndreaApril 22, 2013 - 04:34 pm
Rayburn, in the configure section of the admin area online, there are 2 boxes in which you can add words or strings that, when found in a post, will block the post and delete it automatically. If you add http and href to this list, you will block 99% of all spam messages, which generally contain links. I can do it for you if you wish, contact me by e-mail.

Posted by RayburnApril 22, 2013 - 04:29 pminfo@wacowebdesigns.com
Andrea, not sure what you mean my http and href.

"forbidden html elements:

Can not find any Help section about this.

Posted by AndreaApril 22, 2013 - 04:10 pm
Rayburn, you could ban http and href. Add them to your forbidden strings list in administration. Respect the syntax: "word1","word2","href","http",......
words between hyphens, separated by a comma.

Also you can use geoip to ban the countries from which the spam posts come.

Posted by RayburnApril 22, 2013 - 04:02 pminfo@wacowebdesigns.com
I have a website with your guestbook and spammers have found it. I deleted over 500 posts last week and they are still posing hundreds of spam. Is there anything I can do short of taking the guestbook down?


Thank you,

Posted by Leo PhillipsApril 21, 2013 - 09:19 pm
Thanks so much for this guestbook package. I spent several hours trying to add "recaptcha" capability to my existing nms-guestbook and finally gave up because it was getting so complex to do. I installed your system easily, following your readme instructions and everything went as indicated. Thanks again for a wonderful solution to preventing spam (I hope!)

Posted by AndreaApril 17, 2013 - 04:25 pm
Rayburn, try for a moment to swap your guestbook page with the default guestbook page from the zip. (make sure you grant 666 permission to this page), then try to make a post. Does this work?

Posted by AndreaApril 17, 2013 - 04:22 pm
Bob it could be that your PHP sessions folder is not configured properly on your web host. You could try to include this line:


toward the top of the php_guestbook.php script and create a folder called "sessions" in your main guestbook folder. This is an attempt to force a folder for PHP sessions different from the default one, that might be misconfigured on your host. Not guaranteed to work though.

Posted by BobApril 17, 2013 - 03:36 pmdrrreese@att.net
Thanks for the help on setting the permissions.
Now when I configure the guestbook page and SAVE. I get the error message: Wrong Password or session expired. This keeps happening. Checked and re-checked my permissions. They are OK. I doubled checked my configuration settings. I keep getting the error message as mentioned above. Thanks.

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