- 1 Install the reCaptcha Add-on
- 2 reCaptcha Settings
- 3 Using reCaptcha
- 4 reCaptcha Errors
reCaptcha Add-on allows you to protect your website from Spam Registrations and it will let real people to easily pass through your Paid Member Subscriptions or Default WordPress Forms.
Install the reCaptcha Add-on
First of all, click on the button below to download the reCaptcha add-on. Once downloaded, you can install the add-on as a normal WordPress plugin, by uploading the .zip file in your WordPress Admin -> Plugins -> Add New -> Upload Plugin.
Alternatively, you can install the reCaptcha Add-On by extracting the folder found inside the archive and uploading the entire folder via FTP to your /wp-content/plugins folder found inside your WordPress install.
After you install and activate the reCaptcha add-on go to Paid Member Subscription -> Settings -> reCaptcha.
- Site Key – Is used to display the widget on your website
- Secret Key – Authorizes the communication between your backend and the reCaptcha server
- Display on – Offers you the possibility to check where your reCaptcha box will be shown
Google Site Key / Secret Key
To generate your Google reCAPTCHA Site Key / Secret Key for the reCaptcha add-on please follow this tutorial.
After we generate our Google Site / Secret Key we need to add them inside the Site Key / Secret Key options, in Paid Member Subscriptions -> Settings -> reCaptcha, to use the reCAPTCHA widget.
Also we need to select where we want the reCaptcha widget to be displayed by checking the appropriate checkbox.
This option will display the reCaptcha widget inside the Paid Member Subscriptions Register Form.
This option will display the reCaptcha widget inside the Paid Member Subscriptions Login Form.
Recover Password Form
This option will display the reCaptcha widget inside the Paid Member Subscriptions Recover Password Form.
Default WordPress Register Form
This option will display the reCaptcha widget inside the Default WordPress Registration Form found at wp-login.php?action=register.
Default WordPress Login Form
This option will display the reCaptcha widget inside the Default WordPress Login Form found at wp-login.php or wp-admin.
Default WordPress Recover Password Form
This option will display the reCaptcha widget inside the Default WordPress Recover Password Form found at wp-login.php?action=lostpassword.
reCaptcha widget is not displayed in form
If you inserted the Site / Secret Key correctly and also selected the forms where to display the reCaptcha widget, but still it doesn’t work you will need to deactivate all other plugins and to use a Default WordPress Theme to debug this issue.
You will need to make sure that you are not using another reCAPTCHA plugin that uses the Google reCAPTCHA Site / Secret Key. Also check the Browser Console (Chrome – F12) to see if you have any errors.