The job of Akismet is to check the comments against the Akismet web service, If they are spam or not. It also enables you to check the comment under the comments section on the admin screen and take evasive action.

How to Install?

  1. Start by going to WP-admin -> Plugins -> Add New. Search for: Akismet. Click the install button.


  2. Once installed, just enable the Akismet and it is good to go.


The Features of Akismet:-

  1. It checks for all the comments and notifies about any comment that look like spam.


  2. The status history of the comments displayed that the particular comment is cleared or considered as spam by Akismet and which comment were spammed or un-spammed by the moderator.


  3. The URL’s are also displayed in the respective comments to show the hidden or misleading links.


  4. The moderators can also review the approved comments of each user and it automatically discards the spam helping you save space in disc and increasing the performance of the page.

  5. The Akismet.com API key is mandatory to use the feature. The keys are for free and personal blogs while the paid subscriptions are offered to business and other commercial entities.

  6. Available in Bahasa Indonesia, Bosanski, Català, Deutsch, English (Australia), and 20 other languages.

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