Google reCAPTCHA v3 in User Registration Form for Elementor

reCAPTCHA is widely used and one of the most popular ways to prevent your website from spamming and abuse by preventing bots from being able to create users or while logging in.

Here for the User Registration widget, if you choose to use reCAPTCHA to protect your website.

You will need to add reCAPTCHA keys, you first need to get the reCAPTCHA keys from the Google website. We have provided integration with only the latest reCAPTCHA i.e. reCAPTCHA v3.

As the latest version is known to be easy on humans, and hard on the bots. Thereby, reducing user friction while the onboarding process.

reCAPTCHA v3

Steps to Fetch reCAPTCHA v3 from the Google Admin Console

Step 1: Visit the Google reCAPTCHA site and select reCAPTCHA v3.

Step 2: Add a Label to identify this instance. 

Step 3: Add a domain, e.g. www.your-site-url.com

Step 4: Enter an admin email address or add a new one

Step 5: Accept the Terms of Service and Submit.

Step 6: On Submission, you will be redirected to the next page, from their copy both the Site Key and the Secret Key.

Step 7: Enter these keys in the Settings > UAE > User Registration Form Settings > reCAPTCHA options and click Save Changes. (There’s another field to change the Score Threshold if desired. If you notice bots manage to get around the reCAPTCHA, increase the score ).

Step 8: Add a New Page and Edit With Elementor

Step 9: Drag and drop the User Registration Form Widget

Step 10: Go to User Registration Form > Content > Form Fields and click on Add Item

Step 11: Under Type choose reCAPTCHA v3

Step 12: Choose whether to place the reCAPTCHA badge to the right (bottom of the page), left (bottom of the page), or inline.

Step 13: Click Save

As per the Badge Position set, you will now see the reCAPTCHA badge. Refer to the image shown below for inline reCAPTCHA position.

example of reCAPTCHA v3 inline in the user registration form

Similarly, you can see a reCAPTCHA badge on the bottom-left and bottom-right corner of the page when the respective Badge Position for reCAPTCHA is set.

We also have another Anti-Spam protection tool called Honeypot using this you can fight the spammers. You just need to enable the Honeypot field and your form has doubled the protection to fight the spammers.

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