How to make a spam stopper code thing?

Discussion in 'Web Design and Development' started by timmillwood, Jan 16, 2007.

  1. timmillwood macrumors 6502a

    Apr 7, 2006
    A lot of sites have a code than needs to be entered before you can sign up or send a message, how is this done?
  2. tyr2 macrumors 6502a


    May 6, 2006
    Leeds, UK
    It's called a CAPTCHA ("Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart").

    Google for CAPTCHA, there's plenty of different implementations out there for all kinds of environments.
  3. timmillwood thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Apr 7, 2006

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