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I don't have an API Key? (5 posts)

  1. jrotem
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Hi there,

    I've been using WP for many months and with the latest upgrade I thought I'd check out Akismet. But when I went to my profile it showed nothing for the API key and the note your API key seems to be invalid."

    How do i recover it/get a new one?

    Thanks!

  2. Mark (podz)
    Support Maven
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Only 1 way.
    http://www.wordpress.com
    get a blog
    login to that blog
    and the key is on the User page (I think)

    That's it....

  3. jrotem
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    But will I be able to use it for my existing (old) blog?? An API key is not "attached" to a particular blog? I dont want a new blog :-) but would like to use Akismet on my current blog.

    And thanks :-)

  4. spencerp
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    You can use that Key for a wordpress.com hosted blog or one that is hosted else wheres.. and you can use it on whatever of your blogs, old n new if I remember right....cause it's YOUR Key..even if you have 20,000 blogs, I think you can still do it... LOL!!

    spencerp

  5. jrotem
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Thanks!!

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