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    If I set up email confirmation, is a captcha really necessary?

    Asked by buildertrev on August 18, 2016 at 04:08 PM

    hello, Can I please ask your advice?  when using confirm email address widget do I still need capture word to stop spammers and robots filling in my forms? 

    Thanks Trevor

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    Answered by david on August 18, 2016 at 06:29 PM

    I would say probably not.  Sending a verification code via email is a much stricter check than a Captcha.  Setting up a Captcha in addition to the verification seems a bit overkill.