Version 8 (modified by Nicholas Bergson-Shilcock, 10 years ago) (diff)



Notice: This plugin is unmaintained and available for adoption.


A simple CAPTCHA for new user registration using Trac's AccountManagerPlugin that uses Skimpy Gimpy.

Bugs/Feature Requests

Existing bugs and feature requests for SimpleCaptchaPlugin are here.

If you have any issues, create a new ticket.

Known Issues

This does not work with Safari because it uses Skimpy Gimpy's pre-formatted text CAPTCHA which does not render properly.


Download the zipped source from [download:simplecaptchaplugin here].


You can check out SimpleCaptchaPlugin from here using Subversion, or browse the source with Trac.


To use you SimpleCaptchaPlugin you must:

  1. Have patched AccountManagerPlugin to provide the IRegistrationConfirmation extension point using the RegistrationConfirmationPatch.
  1. Add the following to your trac.ini file
dictionary_file = /path/to/dictionary.txt

where /path/to/dictionary.txt is the path to the text file used to generate the words for the CAPTCHAs.


Recent Changes

3869 by nicholasbs on 2008-06-19 20:49:10
Initial import.
3868 by nicholasbs on 2008-06-19 20:44:51
New hack SimpleCaptchaPlugin, created by nicholasbs


Originally developed at The Open Planning Project

Author: nicholasbs

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