10 steps to activate anti spam wordpress plugin - Akismet

9 steps to activate anti spam wordpress plugin – Akismet

9 steps to activate anti spam WordPress plugin – Akismet

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When you setup your website and install sahifa theme according to shifa documentation, then Next step have a look on wordpress plugin. this article will discover pre-installed WordPress plugin Akismet. you can visit my another article 5 Easy steps to Install WordPress Plugins

Akismet is a Anti-spam wordpress plugin, used to filter spam comments. So this plugin protect your site from spamming comments. But it will not work without activation. So in this article, I am going to describe 9 steps to activate anti spam WordPress plugin – Akismet 

Activate Akismet with API key

Follow the given steps:

Step 1: Go in Dashboard > Plugins > installed Plugins

go in installed plugin

Step 2: Click on Activate hyper link down of Akismet pluging

click on activate akismet

Step 3: New page will open, Here you will get two option Get your API key and another is Manual enter any key. If you are new user the click on Get your API key

akismet enter key

Step 4:  New tab will open with akismet official website, Display message “Say goodbye to comment spam”. Click on


new window will popup

Step 5: Complete the sign up process by entering email, username and password and click on Sign up

signing up for wordpress

Step 6: Chose you subscription type, I didn’t have money so I selected Basic plan and click on GET STARTED

get akismet and choose your plan


Step 7:  Make $0.00/YEAR on right side and enter firstname, Last name on left side. Click on CONTINUE for next process

enter first name and last name

Step 8: You will see generated Akismet API key, Copy and save it in file. and click on AUTOMATICALLY SACE YOUR AKISMET API KEY.

generate key

Step 9: New tab will open and you will find “Akismet is now activated. Happy blogging!” message . And in Settings section you will find API key. click on save changes. 

akismet is now activated

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