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PHP Build a Basic PHP Website (2018) Adding a Basic Form Redirecting After a Form Submission

Protect form submission from Robots???

Alena talks about how to protect users from accidentally submitting a form twice, but how can we protect against bots from submitting our for hundreds of times and crashing our server? Many websites seem to use CAPTCHA??? Is this the best way in 2017?

What is the best way today to protect against bots? If there's a treehouse lesson in a different section can someone please direct me to the lesson.

Thanks in advance :)

1 Answer

Algirdas Lalys
Algirdas Lalys
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Hi jaycode,

Well after couple of videos, Alena will show some protection from evil robots:) https://teamtreehouse.com/library/validating-form-data