Getting an Api Key

To be able to use this add-on, you will need an Akismet api key. Follow these steps to get one:

  • First you will need a Wordpress account. This is free. Sign up here.
  • Now you will have to select a billing plan for your api key. You have the choice between the following plans: Basic, Plus or Enterprise. The Basic plan is free but you have the option to pay/donate whatever you feel is appropriate.
  • Click on the plan of your choice. You will be presented with a payment form. If you selected the Basic plan then you will have the option to adjust the slider to $0 in which case the payment form dissapears and you can continue without paying.
  • Ater finishing payment or skipping it with the free Basic plan you will be directed to your dashboard where you will see your api -key at the top of the page.
Now you are all set to go!