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    what is better standard captcha or re-captcha?

    Asked by excelfleet on August 22, 2013 at 02:41 PM

    i have a included a captcha on my jot form pages which are on my business website....should it be standard or recaptcha? sometimes my clients call to say the standard captcha is not loading and just spinning. what does this mean? is the problem the customers PC?

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    Answered by jonathan on August 22, 2013 at 05:00 PM


    I use your test page with a default captcha on the form here


    The captcha field loads just fine when I test using Chrome, FF, and IE9 browser



    It will be hard to just put the caused of the failure only on the customer's PC. These are complex system and other issues can factor even before it reaches a customer PC.

    But it will help resolve the issue for that particular customer if you can get specific details from them like, which browser was used, the OS, internet/network speed. If we can re-create the scenario to that of particular customer, there is a chance to find out the caused.

    The difference between the default captcha and with re-captcha set to ON is that the later will require a more difficult challenge (there are 2 words) and there is an option for audio challenge as well. But this 2 method of captcha field still have exact same use.

    Hope this help. Please inform us if you need further assistance.