Setup Akismet Plugin using WordPress Akismet API Key

Setting Up Akismet Plugin In Self Hosted Website. Get free akismet api key to activate akismet plugin to block spam comments in your self hosted website/blog. To obtain the free aksimet api key, follow the steps below:

1. Create a wordpress.com account (if you do have an existing one, log in)
2. Visit https://apikey.wordpress.com/
It will display your username and API Key. Below is an example:
Your WordPress.com username is “username” and your API key is “randomAlphanumeric”.

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3 thoughts on “Setup Akismet Plugin using WordPress Akismet API Key

  1. ayumilove Post author

    @DracoRukario
    I had akismet in my wordpress.com account and it blocks couple of hundred spams every month. However, sometimes you need to manually filter them because there might be good ones, such as visitor commenting your sites. Akismet is not really perfect, it still needs human intervention :D

  2. admin Post author

    @Mr WordPress
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