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.
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.
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.