How to add captcha to WordPress contact form 7

CAPTCHA! The full form of captcha is a Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart. That means artificial technology or robot unable to pass the captcha test only humans can be able to resolve it. So, the question is why we need to add captcha to WordPress contact form.

Well, there are several reasons! First of all, if your website doesn’t have any captcha form on the contact form or comment form, then it would be very easy to spam on your website. Basically, spam emails and comments made by robots. That’s why you may receive some unwanted emails and spam comments. In addition, if your website caused these types of suspicious activities your web hosting provider may suspend your hosting account. So, what’s the solution? To prevent all of these we have to add captcha to contact form. Let’s talk about how to add captcha to contact form.

Add captcha to contact form


Before adding captcha to WordPress contact form, we need to make sure that our website’s contact form builds by “Contact form 7” plugin. Now we have to install and activate a plugin called “Really Simple CAPTCHA”

add captcha to contact form

Now we have to visit the following website: https://contactform7.com/captcha/ Here we can see couple of CAPTCHA shortcodes. We will copy a code as I mentioned in the below screenshot.

add captcha to contact form

Now go back to WordPress and click on contact form.

add captcha to contact form

After clicking on the contact form we will see edit option. Click on it.

add captcha to contact form

Now we can see a text box like I mentioned below. All we have to do is paste the CAPTCHA shortcode as per the below screenshot.

add captcha to contact form

Now click on blue save button. Here you go. I hope this article will help you a lot and save you a couple of bucks as well only if you do this on behalf of yourself. If you are looking for save some couple of bucks then don’t forget to subscribe our YouTube channel link given below. Here you will find out these types of awesome video tutorials. zHost Bangladesh

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