Magento Open Source 2.3.x

Google reCAPTCHA

Google reCAPTCHA ensures that a human being, rather than a computer, is interacting with the site. It provides enhanced security over Magento CAPTCHA, performs checks without potential user error when entering a series of letters and numbers, and encourages cart conversionA marketing term that indicates a goal has been reached. If the goal is to sell a product, conversion is reached when a visitor to your site becomes a buyer. without additional hurdles to complete a purchase.


Customer Login with reCAPTCHA v2

Google reCAPTCHA verifies users with increased security and reduced clicks for each of completion, and can be implemented in two ways:

  • reCAPTCHA v2 verifies users and customers using an on-click feature proving "I am not a robot."
  • Invisible reCAPTCHA (recommended) performs background verification without user interaction. Users and customers are automatically verified without clicking anything.

You can use Google reCAPTCHA on the Admin Sign In page, and on various customer pages in the storefront.  The styling options include your choice of a light or dark themeA package that contains graphics and appearance information, and customizes the look and feel of the store., and either a compact or normal size.

If you have the standard Magento CAPTCHA enabled, reCAPTCHA will override it. You can have both enabled on your Magento instance without issues.


Google reCAPTCHA Styles