How does Akismet work?

horseraceuk's Avatar
Light Poster
Originally Posted by Akismet
Akismet is not a blacklist. It learns what blog owners teach it. Some blog owners consider your comments to be spam, so you can expect they will not be published on their blogs.
So how do I prevent myself from teaching Akismet that its not comment spam ?
shabbir's Avatar, Join Date: Jul 2004
Go4Expert Founder
Unless you are actually spamming it should be fine. Genuine comments are seldom flagged as spam much like the way emailing is.