Earlier, one could get their free API key by signing up for a free account on mika78.com, but now there's a dedicated site for Akismet and there is no button for.
In order to set up Akismet on your website, you need an API Key. Go to Akismet website and click on Get a WordPress Key Button.
[ Moderator note: moved to Fixing WordPress. ] I'm trying to get an API key for mika78.com which is a mika78.com site, yet Kismet is.
Akismet takes the pain out of comment moderation. Learn more about the Akismet Anti-Spam plugin for WordPress. Akismet Already have an API key?.
Once you have your API key, you can activate the Akismet plugin in just a few steps: Go to the Plugins tab of your WordPress dashboard. Find the Akismet plugin.
Akismet is a free WordPress plugin from Automattic (the company 6) Save your Akismet API Key in your password manager for safekeeping.
API keys are no longer included with mika78.com accounts but you can still get API Keys are currently used only for activating the Akismet service for blogs .