2BC Form Security
Add a honeypot and Google reCAPTCHA V2 (noCAPTCHA CAPTCHA) to the log in form, registration form, and comment form
The 2BC Form Security WordPress plugin will increase security and reduce spam by using tools like the Google reCAPTCHA V2 widget (noCAPTCHA CAPTCHA) and a honeypot field. While simple, these can be very effective at keeping spam bots and scripts out of your site.
2BC Form Security can now add the reCAPTCHA widget to BuddyPress! Simply fill in the API keys, enable reCAPTCHA, and check the Registration Form under the Where To Display section.
2BC Form Security will automatically activate a honeypot on the log in form, registration form, and comment form. With a few minutes of setup, it can also display the Google reCAPTCHA v2 widget in any of the same locations.
If spam bots are able to figure out a way around this, Google has added many additional layers of defense and have prepared extra questions. Some of the new challenges will be incredibly hard for a bot to work out, but are still easy on humans and actually fun to complete!
In addition to adding the honeypot and Google reCAPTCHA tools, 2BC Form Security has the following features:
- Statistics page in the admin section - make sure to enable this on the options page
- Optional login error rewrite - prevents hackers from figuring out valid user names
- Mark failed comments as Spam, or put into the Moderation Queue
- Dashboard widget
- Style the Google reCAPTCHA widget in either of the current themes: Light or Dark
- Compatible with BuddyPress 1.6+
Future updates include integration with bbPress, Contact Form 7, and a shortcode for custom forms.
The 2BC Form Security documentation page contains an explanation of all the settings, as well as how to setup and run the plugin.