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reCAPTCHA Component

Use Google's No CAPTCHA reCAPTCHA on your forms to eliminate spam.  

The UBCMS is not an appropriate place for ANY regulated private data, such as bank credit/debit card numbers, government-issued ID numbers, health information or computer passwords.

We discourage building forms in shared content -- this practice may interfere with normal functionality, such as validation.

The component after being dropped into a form.

The component after being dropped into a form.

Using This Component

Add the component to the page, between the Start of Form and End of Form sections of the Form Container component. It has one tab.

We recommend you place the reCAPTCHA component at the end of your form just before the submit button.

The reCAPTCHA dialog box showing a sample challenge.

The reCAPTCHA dialog box showing a sample challenge.

The only change you can make is to change the title for this widget. The default is 'Security Check.'

After the reCAPTCHA component, you may wish to coach your visitors how the reCAPTCHA works. You could add an additional text box, stating:

Click 'I'm not a robot.' In the dialog box, enter both words separated by a space, then 'Verify.'
If the words are unclear, click the circled arrow button for a new selection.
Alternately, click the headphones for an audio clue.

Restrictions

  1. This component must be placed between the Start of Form and End of Form sections of the Form Container component.
  2. We discourage building forms in shared content -- this practice may interfere with normal functionality, such as validation.

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Last Reviewed:

October 26, 2016