Spamming is a big problem these days specially for membership sites, which have good reputation in WORLD WIDE WEB. Flood of spamming is become headache for small and big all type of sites. Recently we enabled the member registration option in our WordPress site and it affected very badly and in just few days we receive thousands of fake and spam registrations due to our mistake.
CAPTCHA is the one of the best option to push back the spammers, CAPTCHA helps to blocks spam bots on login form and prevent them to making a new account. In our today’s article we will trying to explain you how to add Captcha in WordPress login area. Below we are sharing a image with CAPTCHA enabled wp login form
In order to implement the CAPTCHA service in your website you need to install a plugin called Better WordPress reCAPTCHA plugin. After activating the plugin a new menu will appear called BWP reCAPT in WordPress Dashboard.
After landing on plugin’s setting page it will ask you enter public and private API keys, which you can generate by visiting the reCAPTCHA website.
Now its time to login to CAPTCHA website. You can do it easily through your Google ID, if you don’t have one then create a gmail id for free. Once you logged in to the CAPTCHA site, it will ask you to enter a domain name to enable CAPTCHA service on your wp blog.
Once you create the website on CAPTCHA just click on My Account tab and it will show you all your added domain select one of your domain and it will redirect you to the page where you will be find public and private API keys.
Once you grab the public and private API keys copy and paste on the plugin’s general settings page in your WordPress admin area. Once you enter the api keys second thing you need to do is that check registration form and login form under the Plugin Functionality section to enable CAPTCHA on it. You can also enable reCAPTCHA on comments, Contact Form 7 and other things.
Once you setup the plugin according to your needs simply hit Save Changes button. Now logout from your account to confirm that plugin works correctly if recaptcha is showing on your login and registration form its mean you successfully implement the plugin on your site. That’s all we hope this detailed guide helps you to add reCAPTCHA in WordPress site.