A CAPTCHA can be defined as a Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart. It works as a security test to prevent the automated/spamming requests sent by bots. As we know WordPress is having many security flaws so it is important to keep it secure from the scammers/bots.
In this tutorial we have explained you how you can enable Captcha on your WordPress website using a plugin named Google Captcha. So below are the steps which you can follow to enable the CAPTCHA security on your website. Step1: Login to your WordPress dashboard.
Step2: On the left side of your dashboard navigate to Plugins button and then click on Add New.
Step3: In the Search plugins box enter the name of the plugin as: Google Captcha and press enter button.
Step4: Go to Google Captcha plugin in search result, and then click Install Now.
Step5: After completion of the installation process, click on Activate Plugin.
Step6: Click on the Settings link just below the currently activated plugins: "Google Captcha".
Step7: For using Google Captcha you need to create a public and private key. To do this, scroll down to Authentication section and click on the registration link and then follow the procedure as mentioned there.
Step8: Once you will receive the keys from Google on your Email then you can enter them in their respective fields. You will receive 2 keys that is private key and public key.
Step9: Select your desired settings that are given under Options section and then click on Save Changes.
Once you have saved the settings CAPTCHA will be activated on your website and you can verify it by visiting your website and testing this.