Suddenly Akismet [and one other plugin] has gone from my Dashboard.
The files are on the server. In the right place. But Akismet does not appear in the Dashboard.
I have been running several WordPress sites for several years and never seen this happen before. The first three of my plugins, alphabetically speaking are:
None of these appear in the Dashboard. I have logged out, back in, different computers. Same situation.
I titled this post with Akismet because right now I am getting bombarded by comment spam, so that is the most pressing problem, but it may be a wider problem.
Any thoughts much appreciated.