How to enable reCAPTCHA in Mosets Tree?

About CAPTCHA in Mosets Tree

Mosets Tree 3 introduces CAPTCHA support by making use of Joomla 2.5 new feature that supports CAPTCHA. This article will refer to the use of reCAPTCHA service as it comes as the default CAPTCHA plugin.

Enable CAPTCHA in Joomla

To use CAPTCHA in Mosets Tree, you first need to enable reCAPTCHA in Joomla. You can refer to this article in Joomla's documentation on the instructions to do this. Once you have done this, you'll see reCAPTCHA appears in your site's front-end Register and Contact Us form.

Enable CAPTCHA in Mosets Tree

CAPTCHA is enabled by default in Mosets Tree. You can confirm this by going to Mosets Tree's Configuration and check under "Captcha" tab. This tab contains 4 configuration that lets you control which form (Review, Contact Owner, Report Listing, Report Review and Recommend) to use CAPTCHA. Once you have enabled CAPTCHA in Joomla from above section, you will see CAPTCHA appearing in each of the Mosets Tree forms you've selected to use CAPTCHA.

Enable CAPTCHA in Mosets Tree Add Listing form

To use CAPTCHA in Mosets Tree's front-end Add Listing form, create a new custom field based on "Captcha" field type. This is a new field type introduced in Mosets Tree 3 that allows you to use CAPTCHA in Add Listing form. A few things to note about Captcha field type in Mosets Tree:

  • It only appears in front-end when adding a new listing.
  • It does not appear when you editing existing listing.
  • It does not appear in back-end.

Once published, it requires a correct answer to the Captcha test-challenge in order for a listing to save.

The answer is not saved to Mosets Tree.