Today we want to show you how to make good use of Akismet as one of the best anti spam for every website on self hosted WordPress site.
Akismet is an advanced hosted anti-spam service aimed at thwarting the underbelly of the web. It efficiently processes and analyzes masses of data from millions of sites and communities in real time. To fight the latest and dirtiest tactics embraced by the world’s most proficient spammers, it learns and evolves every single second of every single day. Because you have better things to do.
Below are some few steps on how to protect your wordpress blogs or websites from spam just follow the steps carefully.
First you need to Login to wordpress website with your email and password so as to access your Dashboard.
Move to your Plugins >>> Installed.
Then you need to click on Akismet Activate button.
After activation of the plugin you need get API key
Now Click on Activate your Akismet account and Click on Get your API key
Now Signing up using your correct details.
After signup process, you will get an API key in your registered e-mail id. Enter API Key in following box
Finally click on Use This Key to complete process.