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[resolved] Akismet & API (4 posts)

  1. catnaps
    Member
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Okay, before anyone jumps down my throat for writing this, and the answer is on the board, I did do a search and all I keep getting is 'Page can not be found' Seems to be happening with a lot of the pages by the way.

    I have tried to activate the Akismet plugin, and it is telling me I need a API code. Did what it told me, went to the dash board, looked for profile. All I saw was my account, so I clicked on that. Then it said to look for “Your WordPress.com API key is:? followed by a string of 12 letters and numbers. Well I am not no WordPress.com, and I did not see this anywhere in my profile. Do I have to have my blog on wordpress.com for this to work, and if not where do I get this number from? I can't seem to find it anywhere.

    Thank you,
    Cathie

  2. Mark (podz)
    Support Maven
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Head over to http://www.wordpress.com
    Make a new blog there - even if you'll never use it.
    Login and one of the options along the top, when clicked, will show you your API key.

  3. Les Bessant
    keeper of the Tiggers
    Posted 10 years ago #

    As far as I know, at present you do indeed have to sign up at wordpress.com to get a key.

  4. catnaps
    Member
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Thank so much. that did the trick.
    Thanks again,
    Cathie

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