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What is smart Captcha?

Captcha images are the colorful letters and numbers displayed at the end of your form. They are also referred to as a verification number or verification code. Users have to type those characters in a box, to confirm that they are persons, not robots (robots can not read them). Smart Captcha is the code that shows only if your form is being abused (e.g. multiple submissions from the same IP). Smart Captcha will appear only after the second attempt coming from the same IP address.

You will find the smart Captcha option in the Security section of your form, under Captcha Settings. To add captcha to form, select any of the available Captcha options, as shown below:

  • None. Tick this option if you want to remove Captcha completely from your online form.
  • Smart Captcha. This option is set by default when creating an online form. The Captcha verification numbers will appear only after the second attempt coming from the same IP address. A different code will be generated each time the form is being accessed.
  • Always show Captcha. This option generates a Captcha code from the very beginning.
  • Daily Changed Captcha. This option generates the same code every 24 hours for all form users.
  • reCAPTCHA. This option generates the reCaptcha from Google, where the form user needs to tick a checkbox. It appears from start.

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You can also find the smart Captcha feature in the Form Editor section. Just click on the Verification field that appears between the form and the submit button. You’ll find five options available in the panel to the left: None, Smart Captcha, Always Displayed and Daily Captcha and reCAPTCHA.

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    1. The verification code will always be different each time the form is accessed.Therefore, it will not be the same. What you can do is to select the Daily Captcha. The code will be the same the entire day and the next day you will have another code.

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