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Google reCaptcha problem

Google reCaptcha problem

(OP)
Hello

I have a Web form which sends without me checking the 'I'm not a Robot' box.

I have Google's <script src='https://www.google.com/recaptcha/api.js'></script> between my <head> tags and

<div class="g-recaptcha" data-sitekey="******></div> in the <form> tags.

What is not right here, please?

Thanks.

RE: Google reCaptcha problem

Impossible to say from that code. How is the form implemented?

When is the captcha being checked?

Where are you stopping the form from being sent?

This is also the HTML forum. Perhaps the forum216: Javascript may be a better place.

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RE: Google reCaptcha problem

(OP)
Hello Phil

Thanks for getting back to me.

OK, I will check that forum out.

Thanks again

RE: Google reCaptcha problem

From the html perspective: Just because some tags are inside the <form>...</form> tag it doesn't make them part of the form or hinder their submit. You can also have any html there just as decoration or instruction of the form, it doesn't change the form behaviour.

You seeem to have followed https://developers.google.com/recaptcha/docs/displ...

Referring to https://developers.google.com/recaptcha/docs/verif... the influence of this div tag within your form tag is an automatically added POST variable, when the widget is used. This additional post parameter has to be checked from your server side script (form action). If your form data comes without eg PHOP variable $_POST["g-recaptcha-response"] being set, the user has not used the widget and the submit should be interpreted as not coming from a human user. Even if it's set it should be set true, when the challenge of the widget has been fulfilled. it has to be verified with doing a specific POST request to https://www.google.com/recaptcha/api/siteverify with your secret key, the g-recaptcha-response value and the end user ip.

So in short just adding the div is not the only step to take, there are several more, it's not a simple thing to integrate, as you need a server side script and do some steps.

In short it works this way: The widget is displayed and if the user has fulfilled the challenge an input vaue is added to the html form. So far only Google knows the user is human or not. Your serverside script now needs to verify the value it got from your html form with Google. Google then either confirms, that this user verification challenge response really came from google and the user was verified or not.

Bye, Olaf.

RE: Google reCaptcha problem

(OP)
Oh, I see.

OK, Olaf I will take a look again at the Google documentation from the links you have sent.

Thanks again!

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