Akismet is an Anti-spam plugin for WordPress, that helps you to check your comments to prevent your site from publishing malicious content. It is also a spam filtering service that filters spam from comments, trackbacks, and contact from messages. This only works when you combine information about spam captured. And then using those spams rules to block all other future spam.
Akismet was first launched on October 25, in the year 2005 and the founder of Automattic is Matt Mullenweg. This also helps to make your web better and it keeps spam off the web. And with our affordable price on your business options allow us to provide free spam protection for over million users.
Features of Akismet
Akismet has a lot of features you can use to protect your WordPress blog from being spam.
- You can use this to automatically checks comments and filters out of the ones that look like spam.
- Moderator can see the number of approved comment for each user.
- Each and every comment has a status history so that you will be able to see which comments were caught and cleared by Akismet. And also see the one that is spam or unspam by a moderator.
- The URLs are shown in the comment body to reveal hidden or misleading links.
- Akismet as all the features that helps you to block spams and saving your disk space and speeding up your site.
Akismet Keys are free for personal blog but you will have to pay if you are using it for your business and commercial site. It has a lot of people that have contributed and develop this Akismet and our anti-spam is open source software.
How to Install Akismet for your WordPress Account
The steps are very easy. To install this wonderful plugin on your web page, you just need to do something. You will have to read and follow the instruction that guides you and you will not have any problem. All you just need to do is to;
- Log in to your account in WordPress, and then you will just have to upload the Akismet Plugin to your blog.
- After you have done that and you have entered every following detail needed
- Then you will have to activate it
- After you have activated it then you will just enter your comAPI Key
And when you follow the steps very carefully you will enjoy using it because it will give you the full protection you need to protect your site.