How to protect Joomla 2.5 from Spam bots using captcha?

  • Post last modified:June 7, 2013
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For Joomla registration and contact page, it is necessary to protect them from spam bots. Joomla 2.5 comes with built-in ReCpatcha plugin. This allows you to protect the Joomla registration and contact forms from spam bots.

The plugin can be managed from the Joomla 2.5 admin area ->  Extensions -> Extension Manager -> Plug-in Manager ->Captcha – ReCaptcha.

You can obtain the API keys from and enter them in the Public and Private Key fields. Save the configuration.

Kailash Aghera

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