You must have probably encountered a lot of captcha phrases when you visit a site and somehow it gets in the way. It even gets too annoying if these phrases are unreadable. Good thing there are alternatives and here’s one that you’ll definitely find cool. These captcha alternatives are HTML5 mini-games called the PlayThrus.
The idea is similar to cryptic captcha phrases wherein you will need to prove that the user is human, only this is more entertaining since it’s a game. There are different games but one thing in common among them is that players have to sort elements in some way to replace the cryptic riddles.
The games are simple and easy. Winning the game allows you to access the site.
Are You a Human offers plugins for WordPress and Drupal so you can also embed it there if your site is run by either of the two. Its plugins and libraries are documented and also comes in with Basic, its free plan.
If you’re tired of the conventional captchas, this one is worth a try. Since they’re created using HTML5, they can be run in mobile devices too.