Help Test The Next Version of Akismet!

Akismet, the spam-filtering software by Automattic, is gearing up for the big version 3.0 and use your help. For some folks who report bugs or give solid feedback, they’re going to throw in some exclusive, limited edition swag too. Full details on their blog.

Giving the release candidate a spin on this site, I’m excited for the upgrade. While there are other features that will make life easier for folks getting started, the plugin provides nice stats on how effective it has been in saving you time.

Akismet 3.0's Setting Page

Akismet 3.0’s Setting Page

Akismet 3.0's Stats Page

Akismet 3.0’s Stats Page

I’ve been using the free, personal account for years now. Seeing the stats like this and how much spam it has saved me from having to manually moderate, I think I may have to reconsider ignoring the upgrade prompts.

Posted by Brandon Kraft

My life is an open-source book.

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