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Trac reCAPTCHA filter


This filter uses the free service from to check if a content submitter is a human or a computer. Once a captcha is solved it will allow submissions for a configurable time period before it requires another captcha to be solved.

This implementation was tested with Trac 0.10


  • install recaptcha-client api implementation for python. easy_install recaptcha-client.
  • optionally install the TracWebAdmin plugin.
  • download the attached .egg file and copy it into $tracdir/plugins.


Use the Admin -> Spam Filtering -> reCAPTCHA page to configure the settings or add the following to $tracdir/conf/trac.ini

recaptcha_public_key = ...
recaptcha_private_key = ...
recaptcha_lifetime = ...

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