Everytime I click on "Save settings", to disable word verification on my blog, as soon as I return to the settings, it is enabled again. How do I get rid of the CAPTCHA?Some blog owners have not yet learned that the New Blogger GUI (2011) just is not ready for public use.
Until recently, disabling CAPTCHA (word verification") screening in our comments was not simple. The New GUI "Posts and comments" wizard did not always have a setting "Show word verification", and our advice used to be
Go back to the Classic GUI, if you want to disable the CAPTCHA, so your readers can comment with ease.Now, there is a setting in the New GUI wizard.
Unfortunately, it looks like switching back and forth, between the Classic and New GUI, causes the CAPTCHA to be enabled, for some blogs. Until the exact cause and effect is identified, we are simply advising people to not switch back and forth, unless absolutely necessary.
Given the other known problems with the New GUI, it's (currently) easier to remain in the Classic GUI - at least, if you don't intend to use any of the new Blogger features that have been recently released. If you do switch back and forth, and don't want your readers to suffer "CAPTCHA Anguish", you'll want to check the setting, periodically.