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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
 
* 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)
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* Navigate to the Wordpress admin dashbord and select the plugin link (on the left side of the dashboard)
 
* Activate the google recaptcha plugin
 
* 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
 
* This wil give you a link to the configuration page of the plugin or you can select the settings link located below the plugin

Revision as of 23:39, 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 dashbord 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)