Version 9 (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. The plugin requires that AccountManagerPlugin has been patched to include an IRegistrationConfirmation extension point by the RegistrationConfirmationPatch.

An unmaintained version of this plugin that does not require modification to AccountManagerPlugin is available here.

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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