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===Installation===
 
===Installation===
 
This installation guide requires joomla '''3.4''' (or higher).
 
This installation guide requires joomla '''3.4''' (or higher).
'''Note this installation requires captcha and recaptcha, these are different plugins and not a type error.'''
 
  
* 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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* Go to google's recaptcha administrator page(https://www.google.com/recaptcha/admin) and register your site
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**example of public and private key (https://i.imgur.com/vGJKEXx.png)
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* Navigate to the admin pannel of your joomla instalation
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** Select plugins from the extentions pane in the to menu.
  
* Go to drupal's recaptcha page and download the appropriate version at the bottom of the page (https://www.drupal.org/project/recaptcha)
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* Search for recaptcha in the search box
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** Enable recaptcha by clicking on the status icon next to recaptcha
** 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)
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* One complete it is '''critical''' that you configure your recaptcha properly
** Search for captcha and enable it
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** Go to recaptcah's configuration page by selecting recaptcha in the abovementioned pane
** Search for recaptcha and enable it
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** '''make sure you select version 2 (default is version 1)'''
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** Fill in the required keys you got on google's recaptcha administrator page
  
* 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).
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* Once done joomla wil begin to require recaptcha's

Revision as of 17:22, 23 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 joomla 3.4 (or higher).

  • Navigate to the admin pannel of your joomla instalation
    • Select plugins from the extentions pane in the to menu.
  • Search for recaptcha in the search box
    • Enable recaptcha by clicking on the status icon next to recaptcha
  • One complete it is critical that you configure your recaptcha properly
    • Go to recaptcah's configuration page by selecting recaptcha in the abovementioned pane
    • make sure you select version 2 (default is version 1)
    • Fill in the required keys you got on google's recaptcha administrator page
  • Once done joomla wil begin to require recaptcha's