Akismet plugin prevents comment spam on your wordpress site.
It is one of the few plugins that has a small fee per month but the $5 is well worth it.
View video tutorial below article.
Install Akismet Spam Blocker for Comments – Steps
- Go to your Dashboard to Plugins and to Add New.
- In the search box type “Akismet.”
- Click on Akismet in the list that opens and click Install and Activate.
- You will need to do a few more steps to set up a monthly $5 payment to activate a key so Akismet will start working. It’s a matter of filling out a form and then copying and pasting the Akismet API key.
- Go to Installed Plugins and click on the highlighted link in the Akismet plugin that says to apply for API key.
- When you are done go to the link in the Akismet Plugin that says to go to your Akismet configuration to add your API key which will activate Akismet for you.