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Captcha

This plugin allows you to implement super security captcha form into web forms.

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1 star
Unfortunately cracked by bots
By , for WP 3.8.1

Unfortunately this plugin is no longer bot secure

Here are some bot/spam registrations
Username: AnneHuotelc E-mail: cravenpodium524vq51()outlook.com
Username: Manuela38Y E-mail: cervantesbshr6qi()hotmail.com
Username: RomeoSXZEvz E-mail: rusticjug784w755()outlook.com
Username: LaylaJenks E-mail: undesirablefathfp533()outlook.com
Username: SelmaRickett E-mail: tearfuldoctrine8l687()outlook.com

Two to three registrations each day. I now have converted to a captcha using slightly distorted pictures all spam registrations have stopped.

For this plugin to remain useful, the text need to be replaced by pictures.

I can nolonger recommend this plugin

1 star
Useless 100% out dated
By , for WP 3.8.1

Its rubbish, been using it over 6 months but recently seems plugin doesn't work at all , Using Sweet Captcha now and i am happy with that .. OH and they keep pushing you to buy pro version

1 star
Increased bot activity
By , for WP 3.8

I dont know why so many people find this a good solution. I have had a really bad experience with this. The registration bots began to bombard the site more than they used to before I activated this plugin. Once i de-activated it the registration bots have ceased, probably because I am using a more effective re-catpcha.

1 star
Getting pounded
By , for WP 3.8

The registration bots are pounding my site. This plugin doesn't seem to be helping.

1 star
doesn't prevent bots from signing up
By , for WP 3.8

Sorry, but I get the same amount of fake signups after installing this plugin. Obviuosly, most bot creators have found a way to work around it.

1 star
Doesn't Work against Spam
By , for WP 3.8

Ok, I don't mean to be a party-pooper but there was a time this plugin used to work because I was using it on well over 10-15 sites, but within the last 4-5 sites I've used this on, it doesn't work at all.
I mean, yeah it stops invalid human submissions but if anything I am seeing an increase in spam comments compared to the time when I didn't have this plugin installed.

What I don't get is why are so many people so happy with it. My guess, because their sites are not generating enough traffic organically to be targeted.

Either way, I would love nothing more to rate it higher if the authors can figure out why it's not blocking anything anymore.

1 star
Hundreds of Holiday Spam Bots
By , for WP 3.7.1

I just spent half an hour deleting spambot registered users all over the 2013 Christmas break. I had seen a couple a week until the last two weeks. Good grief something broke.

1 star
Did not stop bot/spam sign-ups, at all
By , for WP 3.8

Did not stop bot/spam sign-ups, at all - we have the exact same amount of daily "bad" sign-ups as before we tried it. Gave it a few weeks as a trial - just no luck.

1 star
Spam still gets thru
By , for WP 3.7.1

by the way "free" means no annoying banner at the top of the plugin page.

1 star
not what I/You need
By ,

This plugin will not protect you from new user registration bots. Removed, deleted and installed SI CAPTCHA. It's not demanding me to buy pro version and protects my registration page.

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