How To Prevent Spam In WPForms

In this tutorial, you will learn how to prevent spam in WP Forms. Follow these steps to protect your forms from spam or abuse.

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You can also follow these steps.

Step 1: Create a New Form

Hover over WP Forms and click on “Add New” to create a new form. Give your form a unique title that represents its purpose.

Add new form wp forms

Step 2: Select a Template

Choose a template that suits your requirements. In this tutorial, the “Simple Contact” template is selected as an example.

Select template in wp forms

Step 3: Customize the Form (Optional)

Make any necessary changes to the template to match your preferences or requirements. You can modify the fields, labels, and other settings as needed.

customize form

Step 4: Enable Spam Protection

Click on “Settings” in the form editor to access the general settings for your form. Ensure that the “Enable anti-spam honeypot” option is enabled. This feature helps prevent spam by including a hidden field that only bots would fill out.

enable spam protection

Step 5: Save the Changes

After enabling the spam protection option, save the changes to your form.

save changes

By following these simple steps and enabling the spam protection feature, you can significantly reduce the amount of spam and abuse received through your WP Forms. This helps maintain the integrity of your forms and ensures that genuine submissions are received.

Remember to save your form after making any changes to ensure that the settings are applied correctly.


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