How To Get Free Akismet API Key For WordPress Blog

Akismet is a plugin developed by the Automattic which is the parent company of WordPress. Akismet is basically in a nut shell is a “Anti-Spam” plug-in. It is a must for all those blogs which have comment section.

Most of the best WordPress blogs ranks low to due to lot of unwanted spam commenting on your blogs. And, the best way to get rid of all these unwanted spams is Akismet Plug-in.

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Steps To Get Free Akismet API Key

  • Akismet comes by default with WordPress installation.
  • All you need to do is Activate it using the API key.
  • Go to “Akismet Website
  • Click on “Sign Up for Akismet Now”.
  • Click on the “Add Personal Subscription” tab from 3 options as shown below.

Akismet Plan

  • Slide the price bar to zero dollars  and click on “Create Subscription”as shown below in figure.

Akismet Subscription Plan

  • Finish the Sign Up process.

Now you will receive the API key through the email account which you used to sign up on Akismet Plug-in website.

Copy the API key and paste it on the configuration page on Akismet Plug-in in WordPress.

After adding the key Aksimet Plug-in will protect your blog from any spams.

[NOTE: If you ever lose your key you can use this link to receive it again: Resend]

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