Usage limit

An endpoint to keep track of your Akismet API usage for the current month.

All parameters can be passed via the GET or POST methods.

Required parameters

Your Akismet API key. You can find this on your account dashboard at

PHP example

$data = file_get_contents( '' );
var_dump( $data );

Sample results


Results keys

The number of monthly API calls your plan entitles you to.

  • 350000: The limit, when applicable.
  • none: If your plan is unlimited.

Number of calls (spam + ham) since the beginning of the current month, to date.

The percentage of your limit used since the beginning of the current month, to date.

Indicates if your requests are currently being throttled for having consistently gone over your plan’s limit, or not.

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