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First Created
April 09, 2020, 02:26:45 PM
Last Updated
June 10, 2023, 04:04:44 PM

hCaptcha for SMF v2.1

hCaptcha is designed to keep out bots, protects user privacy and rewards website owners.
Compatible With 2.0.17, 2.0.18, 2.0.19, 2.1 RC4, 2.1.1, 2.1.2, 2.1.3, 2.1.4
Latest version v2.1
Downloads 1,032
Reviews 0
Rating 0/5
Subscribers 5
License BSD 3-Clause "New" or "Revised" License (View License)

hCaptcha for SMF


hCaptcha is degined to keep out bots, protects user privacy and rewards website owners.

This modification allows you to use hCaptcha instead of the built-in Visual Verification system. It supports the SMF 2.0.x and 2.1.x series.


  • Use hCaptcha on your forum in place of or in combination with the built-in verification options.
  • Support for built-in hCaptcha themes

How to Use

You can enable hCaptcha by going to:

Admin -> Configuration -> Security and Moderation -> Anti-Spam

A set of keys are required for operation of hCaptcha A link is provided in the settings to register for a key pair.

Known Issues

  • The error messages are the built-in ones, so they will talk about letters not being filled in or matching.


This code is licensed under the terms of the BSD 3-Clause License. SMF code used in this mod is copyright Simple Machines.

Portions code is copyright Michael Johnson (motokochan) based on reCAPTCHA for SMF


"SMF" and "Simple Machines" are trademarks of Simple Machines.

Version History

8.81 KB v2.1 2.0.19, 2.0 RC2, 2.0 RC3, 2.0 RC4, 2.1.1, 2.1 Beta 1, 2.1 Beta 2, 2.1 RC1, 2.1 RC2, 2.1 RC3, 2.1 RC4
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