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Better WordPress reCAPTCHA (support Akismet and Contact Form 7)

This plugin utilizes reCAPTCHA (with support for Akismet) to help your blog stay clear of spams.

In the 21th century, spamming could be one of the most annoying problems for a website. Especially if you use some publishing platforms like WordPress, your blog WILL be spammed and no default methods will save you from such nightmare. This plugin utilizes the popular anti-spam library, reCAPTCHA, to help your blog stay clear of spams (especially when you integrate it with Akismet). Unlike the current WP-reCAPTCHA plugin, this one has a different approach and allows you to customize how the captcha looks using CSS.

As of version 1.1.0, Contact Form 7 is supported out of the box.

Useful tutorials:

How-to: Add BWP reCAPTCHA to Contact Form 7.

How-to: Add custom translations to reCAPTCHA.

Some Features

  • Can be added to comment form, user registration form, site registration form and login form.
  • Hide reCAPTCHA for qualified visitors.
  • Choose how the plugin reacts when an answer is wrong or empty.
  • Choose between 4 default themes or create your own (sample CSS and images provided).
  • Choose a language you prefer, possibility to add more language if needed.
  • Option to load media files (CSS, JS, etc.) only when needed.
  • Support Contact Form 7 plugin.
  • Possibility to integrate with Akismet, allowing better protection against spam and better end-users experience, i.e. "only force a CAPTCHA when a comment looks like spam".
  • WordPress Multi-site compatible.
  • And more...


Please help translate this plugin!

reCAPTCHA for comment form: The installation of this plugin will require additional work if you don't use comment_form() by default. Please read this plugin's usage note for more information.

reCAPTCHA for login form, user registration form, blog registration form (multi-site): reCAPTCHA is added automatically if enabled.

Requires: 2.8 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.8.3
Last Updated: 2014-1-8
Downloads: 42,206


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