Before I start to show you how to get the Akismet API Key, I need to make it clear on what is actually Akismet. Akismet, a great wordpress plugin to reduce and filter the spam for your website. It is extremely useful to handle and filter out your website comments and track back spam for you. To me, the good thing here is I’ll no longer to receive the stupid comment-receive notification emails in my inbox. It is FREE for personal use. Let’s get yourself a awesome freebie for website today.. So, how to get it?
Steps To Get Your Akismet API Key
1. First of all, install and activate Akismet plugin in your wordpress plugin.
2. You should now manage to see the Akismet plugin configuration page (Dashboard-> Akismet Stats)
3. Now, direct yourself to Akismet wordpress homepage, http://akismet.com/wordpress/. Click on the “Get and Aksimet API Key” button.
4. Make your own selection. Akismet will auto route you to the suitable plan after you make selection.
5. I assume you are doing this for your own personal blog, so it is free else you’ll need to pay for other professional plan. Click continue once you complete the particular form below.
6. Check your email now. Copy the Akismet API key and paste it into your Akismet configuration page. You are done, Congratulations, you are now in a very relax mode to handle your spam. Happy blogging…