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Enabling CAPTCHA on Form Submissions

CAPTCHA can be enabled to deter automated form submissions.

To enable CAPTCHA:

  1. Click the form’s Options button (Options) and select Settings.

    Navigate to the Form settings

  2. Switch the Require CAPTCHA toggle to the right.

    Enable CAPTCHA

  3. Click Done.

Form submissions now require the completion of a CAPTCHA check.

Form with captcha enabled.

Additional Information

By default, Liferay uses a “Simple CAPTCHA” check. This can be configured and changed to use an alternative CAPTCHA engine, like Google’s reCAPTCHA service. For more information on how to do this, see Authentication Basics.