WordPress Spam Combat- How To Activate Akismet Plugin To Fight Spam Comments

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    Are you receiving a lot of spam comments on your WordPress blog? You’re not the only one. In this article of mine, we will share some of the most valuable tips, and WordPress plugins to combat comment spam in WordPress

    *What Is Akismet??

    Akismet is a comment spam filtering service. The name Akismet comes from Automattic and Kismet

    First thing you need to do is to download Akismet Plugin, Click


    to download.

    *How to Set up Akismet in WordPress

    In your dashboard, Go to Plugins and activate Akismet.
    Upon activation, You can find Akismet tools in Plugins » Akismet Configuration. Clicking on Akismet Configuration will take you to Akismet Configuration screen. On this page, you will be asked to enter your Akismet API Key. Leave this page open and open a new browser window. You will come back to this page after creating an API key for Akismet.

    *How to Get API Key for Akismet

    In order to set up Akismet on your website, you need an API Key. Go to Akismet website and click on Get a WordPress KeyButton.
    This will take you to Akismet plans and pricing page.


    Akismet is free for non-business and personal sites. For business websites, there are different plans and packages available.

    Choose an option that best suits you.
    The pricing is setup on honor system, so you can use a personal plan on a low traffic site. No matter which plan you choose the remaining steps will be similar. Click on the Sign up button to proceed.

    I guess this article is useful right? If yes, please don’t hesitate to drop your comments in the comment box below.
    Let hear your view about the Plugin.

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