Support » Plugin: Akismet Anti-Spam » Does Akismet work on opt-in forms?

  • Resolved jway17

    (@jway17)



    Hi, I have a client that is getting spam signups via her email list opt-in form. does Akismet help with that? Or does it only work with reducing spam with comments?

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  • Plugin Author Christopher Finke

    (@cfinke)

    Design Engineer at Automattic

    The Akismet plugin only works automatically for the comment form and some contact forms. If you were so inclined, you could write a plugin to check email list opt-ins with Akismet, but it does not do it out of the box.

    jway17

    (@jway17)

    Thanks so much for getting back to me. Is there a list of contact forms (plugins) that it integrates with? Or, like how would I know if it was actually working with a contact form?

    Plugin Support Tracy

    (@tmmbecker)

    All of Akismet’s existing integrations are listed here:

    https://akismet.com/development/api/#use-a-library

    Your choices for contact forms are:

    • Gravity Forms
    • Fast Secure Contact Form
    • Contact Form 7
    • Jetpack

    I hope that helps!

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