More WordPress tips: Get rid of blog spam!

I set up WordPress a couple of years ago, moving my blog over from After a while, I started getting tremendous amounts of blog spam. For the longest time, I’d come home after work and delete 100’s of blog spam.

Finally, I decided to find a solution. Akismet.

Akismet is a WordPress plugin that pretty much eliminates the blog spam problem. You need to goto and sign up and get a Developer API Key, but that is about it.

Install the plugin and away you go.

I always love logging into my dashboard and seeing the stats:

Akismet has protected your site from 58034 spam comments


By Steve Novoselac

Director of Digital Technology @TrekBikes, Father, Musician, Cyclist, Homebrewer

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