As discussed in our detailed article, reCaptcha clearly requires the visitor’s consent before it can be loaded. As there are many different use cases and implementation of Recaptcha, the Complianz wizard will explicitly ask you whether you want to block reCaptcha before consent. Complianz is integrated with many possible reCaptcha implementations, but as reCaptcha errors can prevent site visitors from submitting a contact form, it is wise to doublecheck your implementation. Alternatively you could consider privacy-friendly alternatives like a honeypot.
If you don’t block reCaptcha, please read our article on why we block ReCAPTCHA. If you want to block reCaptcha, please follow the instructions below.
Specific form implementations
Please refer to these articles for in-depth instructions per contact form plugin:
Check and edit the placeholder
If you enabled reCaptcha to be blocked. Please check if the placeholder looks like the below image.
1. Edit the placeholder with CSS
If the placeholder is visible and your willing to add some custom CSS to your theme. You can use the following classes to fix the placeholder:
2. Filter the placeholder and use HTML:
You can also choose to delete the placeholder with a filter and use an HTML field. To delete the placeholder before adding the HTML field to your form, you can add the following filter in an MU Plugin or your theme’s functions.php:
Or with CSS: