Stopping spam using a CAPTCHA


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Stopping spam using a CAPTCHA

Spam and site vandalism are a problem for anyone who runs a publicly accessible website. There are a several Drupal Modules that give you ways of combating such problems. We are going to examine one of the more popular, the CAPTCHA module. A CAPTCHA forces posters to prove they are human and not an automated posting box by challenging them with human readable questions. This module as with all modules will change as new versions are released. As a result the interface and features you see here might not match what is on your computer. We have already downloaded and installed this module. If you need help doing so, see the video in this series entitled 'Unpacking and Installing Modules'.

By the way CAPTCHA is a sloppy acronym for Completely Automated Public Touring Test to Tell Computers and Humans Apart and it is spelled CAPTCHA. The first we are going to do is go to Administer and Modules. To turn on CAPTCHA we will click to close the CCK and all of the other groups up here, s...

Stopping spam using a CAPTCHA
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Stopping spam using a CAPTCHA provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Tom Geller as part of the Drupal 6 Essential Training

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