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Google reCaptcha

A free service that protects your website from spam and abuse
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What is Google reCaptcha?

It is a free service that protects your website from spam and abuse. It uses an advanced risk analysis engine and adaptive CAPTCHAs to keep automated software from engaging in abusive activities on your site. It does this while letting your valid users pass through with ease.
Google reCaptcha is a tool in the Bot Detection category of a tech stack.

Who uses Google reCaptcha?

Companies
30 companies reportedly use Google reCaptcha in their tech stacks, including SocialDog, PC Pulse, and MotionElements.com.

Developers
40 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Google reCaptcha.

Google reCaptcha Integrations

Decisions about Google reCaptcha

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Google reCaptcha in their tech stack.

Ken Kondo
Senior Product Manager at Lumin Digital · | 4 upvotes · 35.1K views

We are building an Online Account Opening Application, and we already have CloudFlare. They are asking us to add Google reCaptcha, but I think that Cloudfare should be configured for this application, and we don't need Recaptcha too.

What are your thoughts?

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Google reCaptcha's Features

  • Powered by machine learning
  • Protects your website from spam and abuse
  • Uses advanced risk analysis engine

Google reCaptcha Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Google reCaptcha?
OpenSSL
It is a robust, commercial-grade, and full-featured toolkit for the Transport Layer Security (TLS) and Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocols. It is also a general-purpose cryptography library.
Let's Encrypt
It is a free, automated, and open certificate authority brought to you by the non-profit Internet Security Research Group (ISRG).
Ensighten
Ensighten is a comprehensive website security company, offering next generation compliance, enforcement and client-side protection against data loss, ad injection and intrusion.
Authy
We make the best rated Two-Factor Authentication smartphone app for consumers, a Rest API for developers and a strong authentication platform for the enterprise.
AWS WAF
AWS WAF is a web application firewall that helps protect your web applications from common web exploits that could affect application availability, compromise security, or consume excessive resources.
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Google reCaptcha's Followers
60 developers follow Google reCaptcha to keep up with related blogs and decisions.