In this tutorial I'll demonstrate how you can use very simple techniques to help combat bots and spammers on websites using only PHP. The techniques proposed here are not award winning methods but could definitely help in certain scenarios.
Let us first start by looking at how spammers and bots work, how they are developed and why they are so effective.
Botting is all about abusing a website by automating some/all activities in a completely autonomous way. What better way is there…