How do I secure MyEmma contact form from spam when integrated with a website?

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I have integrated a MyEmma Lightbox Form into my new Website. but I am getting a lot of spam now. Usually I would use CAPCHA but that was not an option when I made the form. How do I secure the Lightbox Form against spammers? Is there a workaround?
I use Windows 10, Chrome and Website is built in Wordpress.
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Thank you for providing that information!

You are using the WordPress integration, which uses our open API to add new signups directly into your Emma account. If the integration does not support extra security measures like CAPTCHA, we recommend having your signup form add new subscribers to a new group (i.e. "Website Signups" group). Once those subscribers are in that group, you can use Automation to send a welcome message letting them know they must confirm opt-in to be added to your mailing list. Then, you can easily run a segment to find subscribers in your "Website Signups" group who have confirmed their opt-in status -- for the step-by-step instructions on creating this segment, you can check out this Resource Center article. 

While there are a few additional steps involved, this would be the best way to identify who your "real" subscribers are. 

Please let me know if you have any questions on getting this implemented and I can definitely walk you through it, Jodie!