How does Akismet work?

Akismet is an advanced hosted anti-spam service aimed at thwarting the underbelly of the web. It efficiently processes and analyzes masses of data from millions of sites and communities in real time. To fight the latest and dirtiest tactics embraced by the world's most proficient spammers, it learns and evolves every single second of every single day. Because you have better things to do.

Get started in 3 simple steps

Sign up for an Akismet plan that best suits your needs.

2. Activate

Use your API key to activate your Akismet plugin or module.

3. Relax

Rest easy knowing that Akismet is protecting your site from spam.