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Akismet installation

  • Your advice please.

    I have no knowledge of php, but some html and css. I managed to set up the forum and it works fine, but when it comes to Akismet I have a problem.

    I have placed it in the plugin folder. When I go to Site Management to activate it, I have the warning “Plugin could not be activated; it produced a Fatal Error.”

    I have three other plugins which I have deactivated and still the same message.

    The API number has been placed on the config file as required.

    It is not integrated with WP.

    Any suggestions?

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  • chrishajer
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    @chrishajer

    There is no plugin for Akismet – it’s already included with bbPress. All you need to do is add your Akismet key to your config.php to use it That’s all.

    I think this will be changing in the future, but for current releases, it’s built in.

    Do I feel the idiot. I’ve just found mentioned under the CONTENT tab.

    Thanks chrishajer.

    May I just say a word to you guys who have created this. A great job!

    Although some better guidance on how to install it may help.

    Otherwise, well done. I hope you see read this.

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