Akismet is a comment spamming filtering service to help you to deal with less mess.
The name Akismet is a combination of Automattic and Kismet. Automattic is the company behind Akismet and it is an official free plugin for WordPress by its parent company Automattic.
This is one of the plugins which comes pre-installed in WordPress.
Don’t do the mistake as I did, if you have un-installed it consider re-installing it.
On average 100 out of 85 comments are spam. Filtering out those comments especially if you are running big website or blog is definitely a headache and a time-consuming task.
In this quick post, I’ll show you how you can get your free Akismet API key for your WordPress website or blog.
Aksimet hasn’t any option for free sign-ups on their website, but that doesn’t mean they haven’t a free option.
How to Get Free Aksimet API Key
Akismet is powerful and a must have a plugin for your WordPress blog
To start using Akismet anti-spam you need to add an API key, here’s how to get it for free.
- If you haven’t installed the Akismet plugin, install it. After installing it you’ll see the screen as shown below. ‘Click on Set up your Akismet account’ button.
- Now, click on ‘Get your API key’ button.
- On click, you’ll be redirected to Akismet’s official website for sign up. For sign up, you need a WordPress.com account if you have, login with your account or you can create one if you haven’t.
- Then, choose ‘Add Personal Subscription’ at the left.
- Drag the price button to the left to so it becomes zero.
- Congrats, you have got your free API key for Akismet plugin.
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I hope this tip will help you to get your free Aksimet API key. Still got a question? Feel free to ask me via comments.