Can I include CAPTCHA in my Emma signup form?

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Is there a way for me to add a CAPTCHA field in the signup form I created in my account?
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Great question! CAPTCHA isn't an option if you've created your signup form at the bottom of your Audience page. However, my team and I brainstormed some workarounds:


1) One workaround here would be to highly encourage your subscribers to click on the confirmation email that's sent to those who sign up. That way, you can create a segment on your Audience page and only send to those who have confirmed, thus excluding the bad addresses submitted by bots.


2) Another idea involves a bit more involvement from your development team, but maybe this is an option for you. Spambots will fill out every field on the page, so you can create a form on your website and add a "hidden" field which humans would ignore but spam bots would fill out. You would then use JavaScript to only submit the forms that have nothing in that hidden field. Then, you can use Emma's API to connect your signup form to your Emma audience.
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An update here: If you're using our Gravity Forms integration with WordPress, you might opt for their No CAPTCHA reCAPTCHA option.