How to Prevent Fake Joomla Registration Spam Using Captcha

How to Prevent Fake Joomla Registration Spam Using Captcha

Lately I have been getting a ton of fake registrations on my Joomla site and it is time to put an end to it using captcha.

Although captcha adds an extra step for genuine users registering, it saves me from spending 20-30 minutes a day deleting spam accounts. For genuine users, it only takes about 5 seconds longer to complete the captcha and they only have to do it one time, so the benefit is far worth it! Now I can devote 20-30 minutes extra to customer support or adding new features to the site, rather than to deleting needless accounts.

This tutorial will walk you through step-by-step how to protect your Joomla site registration from spammers by using EasyCalcCheck PLUS’ captcha. ( )


You can download the plugin from here.



Access your administrative backend, then go to Extensions >> Install/Uninstall.


Upload the EacyCalcCheck Plus plugin, then click on…

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