I had reCAPTCHA turned on in
/settings/EXTERNAL_KEYS/ on my hosted site, but when people went to create new accounts, they saw the following instead of the reCAPTCHA interface:
Please read and type in the two words below to help us prevent automated account creation.
Input error: k: Format of site key was invalid
I double-checked, and I did input my reCAPTCHA exactly as it appears on my account info on http://google.com/recaptcha.
For reference, here are the keys I was using (they have since been deleted, so they won't work anymore):
I don't know exactly why, but adding to
RECAPTCHA_USE_SSL = True solves this problem for me.
Possibly Google (current owner of the service) now requires encryption... We'll add this setting to the future release and the hosted sites.
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Asked: 2012-03-24 10:28:46 -0500
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Last updated: Apr 15 '12