We all love the security of our website and try to maintain by using different service and features. CAPTCHA is one of that feature which helps in stopping robots to make SPAM comments but is very annoying for humans to fill it. To give more security to this feature and give less pain to real users Google has introduced new API that simplifies the reCAPTCHA experience and Google is calling it “No CAPTCHA reCAPTCHA”
CAPTCHA stands for “Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart and clearly understood that it is to make a difference between bots and humans to protect our websites against bot attack.
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But today these SPAM bots has become so smart that they are able to read the CAPTCHA and fill automatically. This type of practice is generally used to create hundreds of backlinks in short span of time to manipulate search engine ranking and also popularly know as one of the arrows of Blackhat SEO.
So finally to fight this and give user better experience and ease to verify on websites this new API is launched. Now human can easily verify their existence without solving any CAPTCHA and bots will get a hard KICK. Below is a very short video featuring this new API of reCAPTCHA.
Not only this new API is secure but very intelligent, if it’s risk analysis engine has any confusion on deciding between human and robots it will immediately through a CAPTCHA challenge and thus increasing the security.
New reCAPTCHA is not only secure and simple but also very mobile friendly. It offers classic Computer Vision problem of image labeling. In this version of the CAPTCHA challenge, you’re asked to select one image which that corresponds with the clue. It’s much easier to tap photos of cats or dogs than to tediously type a line of distorted text on your phone.
How to install No CAPTCHA reCAPTCHA on your Website
Getting new reCAPTCHA API is very simple but getting it working is really tricky. Follow the below steps to get new reCAPTCHA API on your website.
1. Go to reCAPTCHA Admin and fill the details according to your website. Refer below image for help.
2. Now on the next screen you will be shown your new reCAPTCHA API key and Secret key. Also you will see client side and server side steps to be performed.
In client side integration you will have to first paste the given code before the closing head tag on your HTML template or WordPress site and then paste the second code to comment form where you want reCAPTCHA to appear.
There is also some server side integration which is done after user submit comment for verification. We will be posting soon tutorials to integrate this new reCAPTCHA API with your bloggers blog and WordPress.
Hope you will use this new API and will give SPAM bots a good answer and good experience to your users. Let us know what you think about this new Google experiment, till then Keep blogging and keep visiting us.