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collective.akismet 1.0b1

Akismet plugin for


Akismet is a web service for recognising spam comments. collective.akismet provides a Plone integration of the Akismet web service and is based on the Akismet Python interface package.

collective.akismet was developed as Spam protection plugin for, but it can be used independently

collective.akismet provides a form validator that connects to the Akismet web service and raises a validation error if Akismet detects spam. The form validator expects three form fields/values in the request: ‘form.widgets.author_name’, ‘form.widgets.author_email’, and ‘form.widgets.text’.


collective.akismet requires at least 1.0b5.

Buildout Installation

Add the following code to your buildout.cfg to install collective.akismet:

eggs =

zcml =


1.0b1 (2010-10-04)

  • Special character support added. [timo]
  • Remove failing message factory import. [timo]

1.0a3 - 2010-08-05

  • Remove recaptcha.client.captcha to avoid an ImportError when not installed. [timo]

1.0a2 - 2010-07-16

  • Move AkismetValidator from to collective.akismet. [timo]
  • Remove declaration. [timo]

1.0a1 - 2010-06-14

  • Initial release [timo, HammerToe]
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