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Akismet Spam Blocking
« on: June 29, 2015, 06:52:25 AM »
You may use Akismet spam blocker for blocking spam in your blog or forum. Check the url below:
http://custom.simplemachines.org/mods/index.php?mod=544
and also this:
http://www.simplemachines.org/community/index.php?topic=158106.0

How to install and configure akismet in smf forum:
download the file:http://custom.simplemachines.org/mods/index.php?action=download;mod=544;id=221215
then, upload and install the mod.
For configuring, go to:
Configuration -> Modification settings -> Akismet spam settings
(we are using 2.0.10 smf forum version)

It says,

In order to use the Akismet spam blocking service, you'll need to have a WordPress.com API key. If you do not have an API key, please visit WordPress.com to get one.

Yes, you need to have signed up for a wordpress blog and also to akismet to obtain a free key.
Type in the key in the space provided, and save. You are done.

However, we faced some problems like posts getting disappeared (old posts), and therefore we uninstalled the mod.