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Bug 4082 - Add reCAPTCHA support
Add reCAPTCHA support
Product: OJS
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Framework
All All
: P1 enhancement
Assigned To: Michael Felczak
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Reported: 2009-02-20 13:12 PST by Michael Felczak
Modified: 2011-03-19 13:48 PDT (History)
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Description Michael Felczak 2009-02-20 13:12:25 PST
Courtesy of the forum (http://pkp.sfu.ca/support/forum/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=4100) and related discussions.

Replace built-in CAPTCHA support with reCAPTCHA, which provides an audio CAPTCHA for users with vision disabilities + supports digitization of public works.

Add to WAL. Make available in OJS, OCS, and Harvester.
Comment 1 James MacGregor 2010-11-17 10:20:04 PST
Just a quick note here. When this is implemented, it would be good to allow JMs etc. to be able to choose between reCaptcha and the current one. I've actually noticed far fewer successful spam registrations using the default captcha on the forum, as opposed to the reCaptcha option.
Comment 3 Michael Felczak 2011-03-18 13:53:05 PDT
Introduces new config parameters that need to be added to the captcha section in config.inc.php if upgrading an existing installation:

; Whether to use reCaptcha instead of default Captcha
recaptcha = off

; Public key for reCaptcha (see http://www.google.com/recaptcha)
; recaptcha_public_key = your_public_key

; Private key for reCaptcha (see http://www.google.com/recaptcha)
; recaptcha_private_key = your_private_key
Comment 4 Michael Felczak 2011-03-18 17:49:22 PDT
Added to OCS:
Comment 5 Michael Felczak 2011-03-18 17:50:30 PDT
Still need to port to OHS.
Comment 6 Michael Felczak 2011-03-19 13:48:35 PDT
OHS does not include public user registration. Not porting.