How to setup plugin BG Captcha for WordPress.

Described how to configure plugin BG Captcha for WordPress that enables to use Google reCaptcha in the form of comments and the login/registration/lostpassword forms. Plugin also allows to improve the design of login and register pages, so that they conform to the site idea as much as possible.

reCAPTCHA is a free service that protects your website from spam and abuse.

Plugin BG Captcha for WordPress prevents robots to register and/or leave comments on the site. It also helps You to make the login, registration and password recovery pages more attractive for visitors. То же самое по-русски.

Plugin BG Captcha for WordPress allows you to:

  • enable/disable Google reCaptcha in comments form in pages and posts.
  • enable/disable Google reCaptcha in site login form.
  • enable/disable Google reCaptcha in user registration form.
  • enable/disable Google reCaptcha in password recovery form.
  • show your logo on login, registration and password recovery pages of your site. Also for retina screen.
  • set the background color for login, registration and password recovery pages of your site.
  • set the background image for login, registration and password recovery pages of your site and position it the right way.
  • set the HTML code that will be displayed at the very bottom of login, registration and password recovery pages of your site. For example - copyright notice, rules and conditions and confidentiality links.

Plugin BG Captcha for WordPress installing

In case single WordPress site the plugin is installed and activated using "Plugins" tab site administrator dashboard. In case of WordPress Multisite installation the plugin may only be installed using  "Plugins" tab network administrator dashboard.

Unfortunately, plugin BG Captcha for WordPress may be only activated on single site in case of Wordpress Multisite installation. The plugin is activated using "Plugins" tab site administrator dashboard.

Plugin BG Captcha for WordPress setup

We just have installed and activated plugin BG Captcha for WordPress and now we should start to set it up. We'll see, how to do it.

  1. After the plugin is successfully activated, we can find the new submenu "BG Captcha for Wordpress" (fig. 1.) in the menu "Settings" of the site administrator dashboard.
    BG Captcha for WordPress

    Fig. 1. Submenu BG Captcha for WordPress

  2. After clicking submenu we get to the plugin setup page. We can see several tabs here (fig. 2).
    BG Captcha for WordPress

    Fig. 2. API Keys Tab

  3. We will start with the last tab "API Keys". One can get keys in the appropriate Google service. You should click on the link "register your domain", register your domain in the Google reCaptcha pages and copypaste both keys (Site Key and Secret Key) to the appropriate fields on this tab. Google reCaptcha will not work without those keys. If You have already installed plugin Contact Form 7 and entered there both reCaptcha keys, then plugin BG Captcha for WordPress will get them from Contact Form 7 automatically. When You succeeded with keys, You should press big blue button "Save Changes". Tabs will be as on the fig.3.
    BG Captcha for WordPress

    Fig. 3. The same with entered keys

  4. Then we change to the tab "Captcha design" (fig. 4).
    BG Captcha for WordPress

    Fig. 4. Captcha Design Tab

  5. There we can choose how Google reCaptcha will look like on your site. One can choose dark or light theme, compact or normal size and type - image or audio. After we have finished with Captcha Design settings, press big blue button "Save Changes".
  6. Change to the first tab "General Settings" (Fig.5).
    BG Captcha for WordPress

    Fig. 5. Where we will use reCaptcha

    and choose where You want to use reCaptcha to defend your site from spam and abuse. As we have finished, press big blue button "Save Changes".

  7. Thats it. We just have finished setting up plugin BG Captcha for WordPress and we can check your new Captcha on the appropriate pages.

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Described how to setup plugin BG Captcha for WordPress, which allows to use Google reCaptcha in the form of comments and the login/registration/lostpassword forms. Plugin also allows to change the design of login and register pages, so that they conform to the site idea as much as possible.

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