Akismet for Developers
Get rid of spam in your application. Use our API to access Akismet’s powerful spam detection.
Authenticate your key before calling other methods
Submit content for a thumbs up or down response
Send comments that should have been marked as spam
Submit false positives – real comments marked
Not sure where to start? Read our getting started guide to get an overview of the Akismet API.
Explore plugins and platforms
Want to use Akismet with a system or platform? There are Akismet plugins for many popular content management systems, forums, and more.
Download a language libary
These libraries do all of the boring work for you, making it easier for you to focus on your app.
Get in touch with us
If you’re having trouble getting started (or just want to say hello!), we’re happy to help.
About the API
The Akismet API is open and alternative uses of it are encouraged. The WordPress plugin is GPL and fine for use as a reference.