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===What is recaptcha and how/will it help prevent spam ?===
 
===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)
 
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This installation guide requires Wordpress '''3.8''' or higher
 
This installation guide requires Wordpress '''3.8''' or higher
  
* Go to the Wordpress recaptcha plugin site (https://wordpress.org/plugins/google-captcha/) and download the latest version on our site in to the Wordpress installation folder
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* go to the Wordpress recaptcha plugin site (https://wordpress.org/plugins/google-captcha/) and download the latest version on our site in to the Wordpress installation folder
 
* extract the contents of the archive in to '''./wp-content/plugins/ '''
 
* extract the contents of the archive in to '''./wp-content/plugins/ '''
 
* Navigate to the Wordpress admin dashword and select the plugin link (on the left side of the dashboard)
 
* Navigate to the Wordpress admin dashword and select the plugin link (on the left side of the dashboard)

Revision as of 23:38, 7 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 Wordpress 3.8 or higher

  • go to the Wordpress recaptcha plugin site (https://wordpress.org/plugins/google-captcha/) and download the latest version on our site in to the Wordpress installation folder
  • extract the contents of the archive in to ./wp-content/plugins/
  • Navigate to the Wordpress admin dashword and select the plugin link (on the left side of the dashboard)
  • activate the google recaptcha plugin
  • this wil give you a link to the configuration page of the plugin or you can select the settings link located below the plugin
  • follow the instruction on the page and depending on you configuration recaptcha wil start

Video instructions

The makers of the Wordpress recaptcha have a video tutorial. This will supplement the above instructions, particularly the last step. (https://youtu.be/RUJ9VwZLFSY)