Akismet WordPress Plugin | Get a free API code
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Akismet WordPress Plugin | Get a free API code

August 27, 2019

Hello, my name is Ferdy Korpershoek for WordPressKing and in this video I am going to show you how you can get a free API key for Akismet. What is Akismet? These days Akismet is a must-have
plugin for your WordPress website. And why is that? Akismet is a comment spam filtering service. It uses an unique algorithm which helps to
catch spam mails on your WordPress websites. It will save you a ton of time to keep your
website clean from spam. So how to get Akismet? Go to the backend of your website. It comes with every WordPress install Maybe you’ve deleted it and otherwise you
can find it overhear. If you have deleted you can ‘Add New’. Go search for Akismet. There it is. It is already installed so I
go back to plugins. Activate it. But that’s not all. We need
an API key and we want it for free. You click over here. To go there, you go to
settings. Activate Akismet. Get your api key. Get an Akismet API key over
here. Big button. Email is [email protected] My username is Ferdykorpgmail And my password is this one. I sign Up Remember password I want to have the basic one so I go to ‘Get
Started’. And overhear I drag this to the left. My first name: Ferdy Last name: Korpershoek I continue. Here’s my key. I copy this one and paste
it on my website. I paste this one. Use this key. And that’s it. Your Akismet account had
been successfully setup and activated. Happy blogging! Easy as that. Thank you for watching this video. Feel free
to subscribe, to like it or to comment If you have any question. And I wish you the best. Have a great day.
See you next time. Bye bye.

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  1. Is there any reason to keep your API key after you have set up Akismet? I mean, should I keep a copy stored on my computer for some reason?

  2. I have a question about the non commercial and commercial use of akismet. I'm now starting up my blog and eventually plan to upload some e books. Should I b selecting commercial use?

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