How To Get Free Akismet API Key For WordPress Site
About Akismet Plugin
Akismet is a highly recommended plugin to stop spam on your website. It checks all the comments and contact form submissions against a global database of spam to prevent your site from publishing malicious content.
And the best part you can use it for free.
Hurdle: API Key
When you install the Akismet plugin you will need an Akismet API Key. This key will help you link your website to Akismet account.
Now you visit the Akismet website to find API key. And you find there is a pricing plan. And nowhere it’s written FREE. So many end up uninstalling the plugin thinking it’s not free.
Solution: Free Akismet API Key
Step1: Visit Akismet site’s pricing plans. Click on Get Personal button under the Personal Section. You will need to Sign up for WordPress account alternatively you can login to your existing account.
Step2: Drag the pricing button to left. Till the price becomes $0/per year. Then Click continue to finish setup.