Google reCAPTCHA allows website owners to block spam registrations and postings etc. You can easily configure it to use on your BuddyPress networking website.
New BuddyPress Captcha plugin is a forked version of old BuddyPress reCAPTCHA addon which was abandoned and also requires editing the core plugin files to make it work on your BuddyPress website.
In this lesson you will learn about adding Google’s reCAPTCHA in your BuddyPress registration form in order to start a spam free community network.
Start by installing ‘BuddyPress Captacha’ plugin in WordPress
Step-2 Click ‘Get reCAPTCHA‘ button followed by ‘Signup Now‘ button.
Step-3 Add your website and click ‘Create‘ button. This will be generating your reCAPTCHA API Keys.
Step-4 Move back to your website’s admin area dashboard Settings -> BuddyPress Captcha page.
Step-5 Copy-paste reCAPTCHA public & private keys. Save changes and that’s it. The plugin also provides you four different themes to select from.
This adds powerful Google reCAPTCHA on your BuddyPress registration page in order to keep your community free from the flood of spam registrations, which are very common on easy BuddyPress website. From this plugin’s user friendly admin panel you can easily setup reCAPTCHA without editing any BuddyPress files.