Customize API Portal sign up

You can customize your sign up functionality by enabling reCaptcha or configuring API Portal with SMTP.

Add reCaptcha to API Portal

reCaptcha is a free service you can add to the API Portal sign up page to prevent spam and abuse. The reCaptcha plugin is available in the Joomla! portal.

Note   You must have a Google user name and password to add reCaptcha. For more details, see reCaptcha documentation.
  1. Go to the reCaptcha admin page.
  2. Give a label for your site (such as API Portal) label, enter the API Portal domain (here localhost.localdomain) in the Domains field, and select Register.
  3. reCaptcha screen with register a new site with lable and domains displayed

  4. Select the domain, and review how to add the reCaptcha:

    reCaptcha screen that display how to add reCAPTCHA to the API Portal
  5. Log in to Joomla! Admin Interface (JAI).
  6. Select Extensions > Plugins.
  7. Select Captcha - ReCaptcha.
  8. Enter the respective reCaptcha keys to the Site key and Secret key fields, and click Save.
  9. Click System > Global Configuration > Users.
  10. On the User Options tab, set the Captcha field to Captcha - ReCaptcha, and click Save & Close.
  11. Go to API Portal home page, and click Sign In > Sign up. The reCaptcha functionality is displayed on the sign up page.
  12. API Portal sign up page, captcha is displayed

Configure the API Portal with SMTP

You can configure API Portal with SMTP. The SMTP configuration is done in API Manager. For more details, see Configure API Manager settings in Policy Studio in the API Manager User Guide.

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