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This installation guide requires drupal '''6,7 or preferably 8''' (or higher).
 
This installation guide requires drupal '''6,7 or preferably 8''' (or higher).
 
'''Note this installation requires captcha and recaptcha, these are different plugins and not a type error.'''
 
'''Note this installation requires captcha and recaptcha, these are different plugins and not a type error.'''
 
* Go to google's recaptcha administrator page(https://www.google.com/recaptcha/admin) and register your site
 
  
 
* Go to drupal's captcha page and download the appropriate version at the bottom of the page (https://www.drupal.org/project/captcha)
 
* Go to drupal's captcha page and download the appropriate version at the bottom of the page (https://www.drupal.org/project/captcha)
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** Search for recaptcha and enable it
 
** Search for recaptcha and enable it
  
* Once complete it is advisable to configure your captcha setting in the web interface (/admin/config/people/captcha)
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* Once complete it is '''critical''' to configure your captcha setting in the web interface (/admin/config/people/captcha) '''and do not forget to enable the captcha-points (/admin/config/people/captcha/captcha-points).

Latest revision as of 22:02, 22 February 2016

Google's recaptcha

What is recaptcha and how/will it help prevent spam ?

For answers to those questions you can look at google's page about recaptcha(https://google.com/recaptcha)

Installation

This installation guide requires drupal 6,7 or preferably 8 (or higher). Note this installation requires captcha and recaptcha, these are different plugins and not a type error.

    • Extract the archives into sites/all/modules/[recaptcha/captcha]respectively and relative to your own drupal installation (this folder may need to be created manually)
  • Now navigate to your drupal administration page in your browser (/admin/modules)
    • Search for captcha and enable it
    • Search for recaptcha and enable it
  • Once complete it is critical to configure your captcha setting in the web interface (/admin/config/people/captcha) and do not forget to enable the captcha-points (/admin/config/people/captcha/captcha-points).