Plugin - Joomla! Captcha

What it's all about

Worldwide, millions of people solve Captchas every day so that the spamming machines are blocked from posting wherever they want. The RSForm! Pro - Captcha Plugin allows you to use any of your installed Joomla! Captcha plugins in your form.

This plugin helps you to manage a single Captcha for your entire site, in order to avoid any kind of incompatiblity between other Captcha plugins.

Download and Install

You can get the plugin from our website, in the DownloadsMy Downloads section. Once you get there, click on the view all plugins and modules button associated with the RSForm!Pro subscription — RSForm!Pro FilesPluginsJoomla! Captcha Plugin.

How to install the plugin

Installing it is done through the default Joomla! Extension Manager, here is a guide that will help you to install the plugin.

Don't forget!

After installing make sure to go to Extensions — Plugins and publish the "System - RSForm! Pro Joomla! Captcha Plugin".

The Form Field

To add a Joomla! Captcha field to your form, head to ComponentsRSForm!ProManage Forms — edit your form — Components — scroll down to Joomla! Built-in Captcha and click on it. The field includes the following configuration tabs:

  • Name: Type in an internal name for the field
  • Caption: Type in the field's caption. This will be visible in the frontend
  • Description: Type in a description for the field. Also visible in the frontend
  • Validation Message: Provide a validation message that will be displayed if the field fails validation
  • Captcha Type: Choose the Captcha you want to use for your form from your available plugins. Use 'Joomla! Default Captcha' to use the Captcha you've setup globally in System — Global Configuration — Site — Default CAPTCHA.
  • Additional Attributes: Here you can add additional HTML attributes for the input field

07 Sep 2022
Version 3.1.1
  • Fixed - PHP 8.1 was throwing a Deprecated notice.
12 Jul 2022
Version 3.1.0
  • Updated - Captcha fields will now be placed in the 'Captcha' group.
09 Jun 2021
Version 3.0.0
  • Updated - Joomla! 4.0 and RSForm! Pro 3.0 compatibility.
06 Sep 2019
Version 1.0.3
  • Updated - Code improvements.
  • Fixed - Class attribute was not correct.
  • Fixed - Modal title was not correct when editing a Captcha field.
22 Jan 2019
Version 1.0.2
  • Updated - Captcha error message is now displayed on the frontend.
  • Fixed - An unexpected PHP Exception was thrown in some cases.
04 May 2018
Version 1.0.1
  • Fixed - Plugin was supporting only the Joomla! Captcha - Recaptcha Plugin.
29 Jun 2016
Initial Release

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