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Offline davidscot

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A quick question about captcha
« on: 31.05.2018 09:51:33 »
I have version 3.2.29 and I am wondering when captcha will be available?  And what plugin will we need to install? We are getting a lot of downloads from bots that are way wigging out our numbers and taking up resources.  It is cumbersome having to monitor and block IPs.

Offline ColinM

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Re: A quick question about captcha
« Reply #1 on: 31.05.2018 10:49:56 »
Captcha protection for Downloads has been available for ages!! :) You might find the article below helpful as several users are unaware of the actual steps involved.http://www.jdownloads.net/documentations/item/using-captcha
But as you are many versions behind I would suggest you make an Akeeba backup and also setup a test site.  Then upgrade the test site first.  The reason is that we have had a few reports of database differences causing a glitch when updating from much older versions.