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How to remove the badge or image of reCAPTCHA V3 in your WordPress?

remove the badge reCAPTCHA V3

If you use the “Contact Form 7” plugins, you will have noticed that when you update to version 7 or later, it forces you to use reCAPTCHA v3 and when you implement it, it leaves your plate or badge in the footer of your WordPress website, being sometimes annoying or simply damages our web design a bit, in this tutorial I will teach you how to remove the reCAPTCHA image in WordPress or hide reCAPTCHA message.

What is reCAPTCHA?

RecaPTCHA is a system that was bought by Google in 2009 and is used to detect traffic from automated programs or bots (SPAM).

It is currently the best CAPTCHA system that can be used on web pages.

reCAPTCHA V3

It is the third and current version of reCAPTCHA since it was bought by Google, it is also known as invisible reCAPTCHA .

Badge or image reCAPTCHA WordPress

It is the seal of confirmation of the correct functioning of the reCAPTCHA system on your WordPress website.

Badge reCAPTCHA
Badge reCAPTCHA.

How can I hide or remove WordPress Badge?
Performing the following steps I show you the solution to how to remove reCAPTCHA image wordpress.

The default  reCAPTCHA message cannot be deleted, it is an essential requirement of Google for reCAPTCHA to work on your web page, what we will do in this tutorial will only hide it.

Remove reCAPTCHA image in WordPress

Adding Google code to your website

Google allows you to hide the credential whenever you mention that you are using reCAPTCHA on your website, you just have to enter the following code on your website, as they recommend here :

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google 
<a href="https://policies.google.com/privacy">Privacy Policy</a> and 
<a href="https://policies.google.com/terms">Terms of Service</a> apply.

Adding CSS code in your WordPress or theme

The CSS to modify is located in the WordPress customization options (default place to add  CSS modifications ) and normally it always appears blank if it did not have any previous modification, in my case the path of my CSS to modify I do from the same theme options I have.

CSS to add:

.grecaptcha-badge {opacity:0}
remove badge recaptcha css
Theme options.

In the end this way you can avoid the sometimes annoying badge, plaque, image or signature of Google reCAPTCHA v3 .

Will there be a problem hiding or deleting WordPress reCAPTCHA image?

No,  there will be no problem if the reCAPTCHA image is hidden, because reCAPTCHA will still work on your forms, comments, logins, etc.

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