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Akismet Reviews

Akismet is a spam fighting service that protects millions of WordPress sites from comment and contact form spam.

Social recommendations and mentions

We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on Reddit and HackerNews. They can help you see what people think about Akismet and what they use it for.
  • Guide to Serverless Contact Form Using Netlify Forms
    Askimet already runs a spam filter with Netlify Forms, but for additional spam protection, you can modify them. A honeypot field is supported, which can be used to recognize bot submission of a form. It's as simple as sipping margaritas on the beach! Simply include a field in your form that isn't accessible to the users and thereafter identifying the field's name in a data-netlify-honeypot="bot-field" property to... - Source: dev.to / 4 months ago
  • Build a Jamstack subscription form with Netlify forms and Fauna - Part 1
    Netlify uses Akismet to provide spam filters for all your form submissions. The integration with Akismet, the industry leader in spam detection, is enabled by default. However, we can add a honeypot field, a reCAPTCHA 2, or both for extra protection. Let us see an example of adding a honeypot field. - Source: dev.to / 5 months ago
  • Deal With Spam Activity on WordPress
    Askimet is described as the ‘most trusted solution for spam protection’. It’s free for personal site usage and it monitors all comments that head through your comments (and contact) forms and will filter out any incoming spam automatically. - Source: Reddit / 5 months ago
  • Akismet has temporarily hidden your post
    "Our automated spam filter, Akismet, has temporarily hidden your post in Running simultanues brave browsers for review. - Source: Reddit / 6 months ago

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Spam Detection APIs
It also has a generic API. There are libraries for Dart, JavaScript, PHP, Python, Ruby, Go, etc, as well as plugins for other CMSs. So if you use a different CMS or have your custom app, you can still use Akismet for spam detection.
6 Free Alternatives to Akismet Anti-Spam Prevention
Akismet is free only for personal use, individual blogs or for non-profit website, for the rest of the websites such as business and non-profits the monthly subscription plans start at $5/mo. While it is not much an investment, but you can always opt for free alternatives that are just as good. If you’re looking for an alternative to Akismet, this article is for you. I have rounded up a list of 6 free alternatives...

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