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Better WordPress reCAPTCHA (support Akismet and Contact Form 7)

Better WordPress reCAPTCHA (support Akismet and Contact Form 7)

This plugin utilizes the popular anti-spam library, reCAPTCHA, to help your blog stay clear of spams. This plugin can also integrate with Akismet.


This plugin has been tested with WordPress 3.0 or above.

Note: To install this plugin as a must-use plugin in a multi-site environment, please read this small tip.

Video Instruction

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Instructions with images

  1. Upload the bwp-recaptcha folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory

  2. Activate the plugin through the Plugins menu in WordPress. After activation, you should see a menu of this plugin on your left. If you can not locate it, click on Settings under the plugin’s name.

    Plugin’s Menu

    Click on Settings link

  3. Check out plugin usage to properly add reCAPTCHA to your desired forms.

  4. Configure the plugin, and add your API keys. You must have API keys for the current domain for this plugin to work. Generate your API keys for free here: Create reCAPTCHA API.

  5. Say goodbye to spam!

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