How to add Google reCAPTCHA in WordPress

Are you spamming by the spammer by putting the random comments on your WordPress website or blogs? If your answer is then “YES”, then this tutorial will help you more. Google has launched a tool called Google reCAPTCHA to stop spammers or bots to put random comments on your blog or website. In this tutorial, I will explain how to add Google reCAPTCHA in WordPress website step by step.

google recaptcha example php

Download From WordPress.org

Google reCAPTCHA is the most popular since the day of its announcement. The performance of Google reCAPTCHA is not been evaluated yet because of its age.

Here is a WordPress plugin Google Captcha (reCAPTCHA) by BestWebSoft, which will allow you to add Google reCAPTCHA in your WordPress website. Download the latest version of this plugin from wordpress.org and login to your WordPress admin panel and then navigate to the Plugins=> Add New. Now select the downloaded zip file upload, after uploaded, click on Activate button to enable the plugin features.

Now go to this URL https://www.google.com/recaptcha and generate the Site Key and Secret key and add those key in Google reCaptcha setting page. see the below screenshot.

google site key

Compatiblity

This plugin is compatible with many famous plugins, see the below list:

  1. Contact Form 7 (since v 3.4)
  2. Subscriber
  3. Multilanguage
  4. Jetpack Contact Form [NEW]
  5. Fast Secure Contact Form [NEW]
  6. WooCommerce Login form, Register form, Lost password form, and Checkout billing form
  7. bbPress New Topic form and Reply form
  8. BuddyPress Registration form, Comments form, and Create a Group form
  9. Forums – wpForo Login form, Registration form, New Topic form, and Reply form

This plugin has the also PRO version with many others features, which helps you prevent from spamming on your website.

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Prem Tiwari

An engineer by profession and a passionate blogger by heart. Founder of FreeWebMentor.com (A Programming blog for beginners), Tech Speaker at various forums. A part from this he is an open source enthusiast, WordPress Lover, Blogger, SEO, and Growth Strategic.

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