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What is a verification code?

A verification code is a security protection method used by form owners to avoid Internet robots from abusing and spamming their web forms. There are different verification code types, but the most commonly used is CAPTCHA and Smart Captcha. A randomly generated code appears in an image above a textbox where the visitor has to type the exact code in order for the form data to be sent. Each time the form is accessed, a different code will appear.

Owners can deactivate the verification code of their web forms, although this would increase the vulnerability of the forms to spamming attacks. The verification code is linked to the entire form, so if it is not completed properly, the information on the web form will not be sent.

123FormBuilder encourages its users to use verification codes whenever possible on their forms. You can find the option in the Security section of the web form within the 123FormBuilder account.

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  1. Excuse me, Can you give me the link where I can get a verification code but not with 2 step verification thing PLEASE?

    1. Hello, only our recaptcha option requires a 2 step verification (confirming that you are not a robot and choosing the relevant pictures). Any other of our captcha options require only 1 step. More details you can find here. Have a great day!

  2. Hhii I forgot my password but when I entered forgot password using the exact number they never send me a code why is it so instead on the screen it didn’t show my phone n.o such as we send you a code to this number
    Please help. Mee

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    1. Hello Milly,
      If you are referring to the Verification Code at the bottom of the form, then the code is automatically generated for the users to fill in before submitting the form. The most common are the ReCaptcha and the Smart Captcha.
      If you need more information about this subject please contact us at support@123formbuilder.com. We will provide you with all the details.

    1. Hello Nehan,
      You can activate the Verification from Settings–>Security section of your form. We advise you to choose the ReCaptcha or the Smart Captcha which are the most commonly used. The verification code is automatically generated for each user that goes and submits the form. Therefore it’s not a code you must implement yourself. If you need further assistance, please send an email to Support@123formbuilder.com and the team can provide you with more information.

    1. Hello Eugen.

      The verification code is a security feature and is generated automatically, but is not stored anywhere. You can enable or disable the verification code option form the Edit section.

      If you have any other questions you can contact our Support team at support@123formbuilder.com, or, via our contact form.


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