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The reCaptcha function has been temporarily disabled for Joomla 3.2

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Error Message: The reCaptcha function has been temporarily disabled for Joomla 3.2

Versions affected

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General Information

This pertains only to Joomla! version(s):- 3.2.0


What is the cause

Google [changed the reCAPTCHA URL](https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/recaptcha/V7qswqBnA1o)

How to fix

For v 3.2, go to plugins/captcha/recaptcha/recaptcha.php and change:

- line 22 to the new RECAPTCHA_API_SERVER URL of 'http://www.google.com/recaptcha/api'
- line 24 to the new RECAPTCHA_VERIFY_SERVER URL of 'www.google.com'
- line 129 to the new RECAPTCHA_VERIFY_SERVER value of '/recaptcha/api/verify'

See the change in the next patch: https://github.com/SniperSister/joomla-cms/commit/01e3c84d653c4331f7e11c85aa605426c00bbf6a

This fix will be included in the next release.