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How to add CAPTCHA protection to WordPress

How to add CAPTCHA protection to WordPress

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In this article we will describes how to add CAPTCHA protection to a WordPress site using the Google Captcha (reCAPTCHA) plugin. CAPTCHAs help protect your site from spamming by bots and other malicious users.

Adding CAPTCHA protection

To add CAPTCHA protection to a WordPress site using the Google Captcha (reCAPTCHA) plugin, you must follow these steps:

Step 1: Log in to WordPress as the administrator user.

Step 2: To add new plugin, under Dashboard, click Plugins, and then click Add New.

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Step 3: To search google captcha plugin, type google captcha in the Search text box.

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Step 4: Click Enter.

Step 5: Find the Google Captcha (reCAPTCHA) plugin, and then click Install Now.

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Step 6: After plugin  installation accomplisment , under Dashboard, click Plugins, then click Installed Plugins.

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Step 7: Find the Google Captcha (reCAPTCHA) plugin, and then click Activate.

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Step 8: Click Settings.

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Step 9: You must create a public and private key to use Google Captcha. Click the Get the API Keys link under Authentication.

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Step 10: You will directed to google page. At first box enter an optional name and in second box, enter your domain name. After you receive your keys from Google, type the site key into the Site Key text box, and type the secret key into the Secret Key text box.

Step 11: Under Options, select the settings that you want, and then click Save Changes.

Step 12: CAPTCHAs are now activated for your site. To test this, go to your WordPress site's login page WordPress displays a CAPTCHA in the login page.

For more information about the Google Captcha (reCAPTCHA) plugin, please visit WordPress site.

Congratulations! You have learned How to to add CAPTCHA protection to WordPress.

If you are facing any problem with the installation, fell free to comment here. We will help you to solve the issue.

 

 

 

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