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dandv
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reCAPTCHA broken - new users can't sign up

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My friend was trying to register for the forum at https://forum.xnview.com/ucp.php?mode=register and got this error in the reCAPTCHA box:
ERROR for site owner:
Invalid domain for site key
Did this happen maybe when the subdomain was changed from newsgroup.xnview.com to forum.xnview.com? How long ago was that? How many users could not register?

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Re: reCAPTCHA broken - new users can't sign up

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dandv wrote: Tue Dec 31, 2019 4:57 pm My friend was trying to register for the forum at https://forum.xnview.com/ucp.php?mode=register and got this error in the reCAPTCHA box:
ERROR for site owner:
Invalid domain for site key
Did this happen maybe when the subdomain was changed from newsgroup.xnview.com to forum.xnview.com? How long ago was that? How many users could not register?
The https://newsgroup.xnview.com link is still active, and new members have continued to sign up normally... :D

It is also the link to the forum given on the https://www.xnview.com/ home page.

But the https://forum.xnview.com domain also works as you say, and to me it seems a better name in 2020... :?:
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Re: reCAPTCHA broken - new users can't sign up

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cday wrote: Tue Dec 31, 2019 6:41 pm But the https://forum.xnview.com domain also works as you say, and to me it seems a better name in 2020... :?:
I think new users are not able to sign up at forum.xnview.com.
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Re: reCAPTCHA broken - new users can't sign up

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Re: reCAPTCHA broken - new users can't sign up

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@Pierre: Is reCAPTCHA registered for xnview.com or just the subdomain newsgroup.xnview.com?

https://developers.google.com/recaptcha/docs/domain_validation wrote:A reCAPTCHA key is normally tied to a set of individual domains or package names. For web users, the API key pair is unique to the domains and first-level subdomains that you specify. Specifying more than one domain could come in handy if you serve your website from multiple top level domains.

For example, if you specify the API key pair to yoursite.com, the following table shows whether or not reCAPTCHA will work for the domain and its subdomain variations. If you specify other domain names or TLDs (for example: anothersite.com, yoursite.net), the same reCAPTCHA conditions apply.
https://developers.google.com/recaptcha/docs/settings#main_settings wrote:Your registration is restricted to the domains you enter here, plus any subdomains. In other words, a registration for example.com also registers subdomain.example.com. Changes to this field may take up to 30 minutes to take effect. A valid domain requires a host and must not include any path, port, query or fragment. This does not apply to the reCAPTCHA v2 (Android) site type.
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Re: reCAPTCHA broken - new users can't sign up

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XnTriq wrote: Wed Jan 01, 2020 9:30 pm@Pierre: Is reCAPTCHA registered for xnview.com or just the subdomain newsgroup.xnview.com?
Pierre fixed the issue today. Thank you very much for letting us know, dandv :-)
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