Custom Image for use with Anti-Spam Verification Questions
Following on from a tip shared by Sir Osis of Liver this mod has been created to enable Admins to use a custom image for the anti-spam verification questions that are created via Administration Center >> Security and Moderation >> Anti-Spam. The custom image will be displayed everywhere verification is required (eg, registration, guest searches, guest posting, guest reporting posts, etc).
Suggestion: Save the verification image to the forum default theme images folder (eg, ./Themes/default/images).
This mod also includes some safeguards just in case the verification image cannot be accessed via the supplied URL and/or if the verification image cannot be seen on the pages on which it is displayed: 1. A message will be displayed in the Admin Center if the verification image URL is not valid; and 2. On the pages on which the verification image is displayed a link to contact the webmaster is provided if the verification image cannot be seen.
Also, and even though the verification image size is displayed at a maximum pixel resolution of 300x300 on the registration page, the full-sized version of the image will be displayed in a new window/tab by clicking on it.
Release History: 1.0 - 28-Dec-20 o Initial Release with support only for SMF 2.0.17
1.0 - 09-Jan-21 o Added installer support for SMF 2.0.18 (no code change for mod)
1.1 - 25-Jul-21 o Added support from SMF 2.1 RC4 o Minor layout improvement for SMF 2.0
1.4 - 22-Apr-22 o Added support from SMF 2.1 o Removed support from SMF 2.1 RC4 o Included sample images in ./Themes/default/images/VerificationImages
1.5 - 07-Jul-22 o Added support from SMF 2.1.2 o Fixed bug reported by Dave J.
1.6 - 06-Sep-22 o Fixed PHP 8.x bug reported by Westwegoman.
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