Enabling Akismet


Since version 2.2.x, JomSocial provides a built-in Akismet as its spam filtering service; however, you must register with Akismet to obtain the Akismet API Key. For further information regarding Akismet, please click here.

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Setting Up

To enable Akismet:

  1. Once registered with Akismet, login JomSocial's Backend, click Configuration.
  2. Once the Configuration page opens, select the Anti Spam tab.
  3. Under the Akismet section, choose Yes to Enable Akismet.
  4. Input the Akismet API Key obtained during registration on Akismet's site.
  5. Choose the specific filters that you want Akismet to use.