Add Google reCAPTCHA to WooCommerce Signup

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That’s all I need “Add Google reCAPTCHA to WooCommerce Signup Form”. There are ton of plugins out there can satisfy this simple requirement. However they have more than what I need. So I googled the minimum requirement to reach the goal and try it out. Let’s check below and share if you find it helpful.

Google reCAPTCHA

Get Google reCAPTCHA Keys

Basically you need

  1. Site Key
  2. Secret Key

You can get the keys as well as learn more about Google reCAPTCHA at

Make it happens

Simply put below script into your WordPress theme’s functions.php

Final thoughts

You can replace woocommerce_register_form by register_form and woocommerce_register_post by register_post if you don’t use WooCommerce. Further customization can be found as below

There are many reasons for using WooCommerce and here are mine: E-Commerce readiness, prevent user from accessing backend.

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Hien Nguyen is an experienced Software QA Engineer. A tester by day and a blogger by night, Hien has a great passion for software testing, especially complex test automation problems. When not doing all those, he enjoys reading, jogging and trying new things.

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