Secure website forms with Google reCAPTCHA

Instructions to add Google reCAPTCHA to WordPress forms using the Contact Form 7 plugin

Easily make your website forms more secure with Google reCAPTCHA.

Google reCAPTCHA brings state of the art spam & abuse protection to your website and is easy on your users.

  • Log in to your Google account to get reCAPTCHA
  • Add a label and the domain name under Key Settings
  • Click on “Adding reCAPTCHA to your site” to reveal the site and secret key
  • If you are using the Contact Form 7 plugin, go to the Integration tab to configure the keys
  • Insert the [recaptcha] tag above the submit button on your form

See it in action on my contact page.

Further instructions can be found on the Contact Form 7 website.

About Amy Kvistad

Amy has 15 years of experience as a graphic designer and 10 years as a web designer and developer. She is a co-organizer for the Boston WordPress meetup group and WordCamp Boston.