Google reCAPTCHA in Magento 2

How To Have Google reCAPTCHA In Magento 2 Store?

Google reCAPTCHA in Magento 2.3. the store is definitely a worthy thing to use in your Magento store. Let’s get the whole picture of the topic down the way.

CAPTCHA is an acronym of the Completely Automated Public Turing Test to Tell Computers and Humans Apart. This reCAPTCHA from Google is used to ensure or to check whether the user on a particular website is human or a robot. The basic purpose it serves is to stop spam and prevent the website from attackers, and it does that with a simple and easy workflow.

Google reCAPTCHA in Magento 2 store

The users have to fill the CAPTCHA with words or letters shown on screen. If the CAPTCHA is a match, then it allows the user to proceed, and if it doesn’t, then, of course, you can’t proceed.

Contact form is an important part of any eCommerce store, hence, it must have an integrated CAPTCHA form to avoid spam.

Magento is a popular and powerful eCommerce platform. So today I am going to teach you how to add reCAPTCHA on the contact form in Magento.

The process of adding Google reCAPTCHA in Magento contact form consists of the following steps:

  • Create Google reCAPTCHA Account.
  • Download and Install Magento reCAPTCHA Extension.
  • Configuration of reCAPTCHA in Magento.
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Google reCAPTCHA offers the highest level of security for the Magento  storefront and also for Admin areas than the standard CAPTCHA, and gives you the way to:

  • Verify customers create their accounts or trying to retrieve passwords, login to accounts, or while using the contact forms.
  • Enhances security when Admin users log in.

Google reCAPTCHA in Magento 2


Google reCAPTCHA reduces maximum potential user errors while entering a CAPTCHA code and increases cart conversion. This happens by reducing the friction that may arise during checkout.


The Google reCAPTCHA extensions come with any Magento Open Source or Magento Commerce 2.3.x.

Configure reCAPTCHA In Magento 2

Before reCAPTCHA will be configured, be sure that your PHP.ini  includes the below setting: allow_url_fopen = 1

See the Magento Admin User Guide for configuration options in the Magento Admin and storefront.

GOOGLE reCAPTCHA: Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting extension supports a command-line option for disabling the Google reCAPTCHA in Magento 2. Use the command when you are unable to access the Magento Admin UI.

bin/Magento msp:security:reCAPTCHA:disable

We hope this blog helps you in a better way of learning about Google reCAPTCHA and how to implement it in the Magento store. Curious to know about the Magento store development and customization(i.e. Magento migration)?. Contact us today for a free consultation.

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