Akismet is an advanced hosted anti-spam service aimed at thwarting the underbelly of the web. It efficiently processes and analyzes masses of data from millions of sites and communities in real time.

To fight the latest and dirtiest tactics embraced by the world's most proficient spammers, it learns and evolves every single second of every single day. Because you have better things to do.

1. Install the Akismet Add-on

 To set up Akismet, start by navigating to UXi add-ons and clicking Add next to the Akismet add-on.

2. Get an Akismet API Key

 Next, navigate to UXi Settings > Akismet. Click Get Your API Key.

If you're not logged in to your UXi site, You can go directly to the Akismet website and sign up for an account here


From the Akismet site, simply click the GET AN AKISMET API KEY link, fill in some basic information, then, for the majority of sites, select the Basic or Plus plans.


Simply copy your API key. 

3. Add your API Key to UXi® Site

 Next, navigate to UXi Settings > Akismet. If you already have an API key, enter it here, if not, click the 'Get Your API Key.