recaptcha & speed

WordPress Mobile Speed


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Google Recaptcha is being activated by a plugin. It is a third-party non-cachable asset on a remote server. It slows down your site by up to one second. Here’s an article with ideas to replace it:


We recommend selectively activating Captcha and Contact Form 7 so it only loads on the Contact page instead of globally.

We recommend not using reCaptcha for form security. It slows pages globally.


Steve Teare
performance engineer
May 2021


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