Every website attracts spammers. Blocking bots and Avoiding spammers has traditionally been solved using captchas. Those lovely garbled images of text people used to read and decode to submit the form.
Do captchas really work? Yes, they do prevent spam and are pretty successful over the years. However, they’re not easy to use. Often, visitors find it difficult to decipher them correctly and this hampers the user experience.
Captchas helped avoiding a lot of spam by differentiating between bots and humans. Almost every website used them in some or the other way. But, Captchas add an additional barrier to usability which opens a window or the question, how do we avoid this additional barrier and prevent spam at the same time?
The solution we are about to explore is known as the Invisible Captcha. As the title suggests, it is pretty much self explanatory. It’s not a new idea but, a useful one that has evolved over time and is often overlooked.
ShieldSquare’s Scraping prevention solution equips your website with the Invisible Captcha.
Additionally, ShieldSquare’s technology empowers the administrator in such a way that they can choose between blocking the identified bots and placing an additional captcha to the bots. There you go, spam avoided!
This simple idea helps retaining the user experience and avoiding the spam at the same time. Its time all the websites migrate to this new methodology for a better future in the present digital world. A simple transition can do wonders for your business and show considerable results.
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