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I had been long planning on adding an extension to BlogEngine.net for Askimet, but I had been talked out of it by the fact that I wasn't really getting any comment spam. Well recently it appears that Mads Kristensen (the creator of BlogEngine.net) has had a bit of trouble with spam on his blog and so I decided to go ahead and implement it. Since there is a wonderful Akismet API for C# out there already, I just decided to go ahead and use that. It is BSD licensed, so everyone should be happy. Well, it took all of about 10 minutes to implement, since Joel Thoms did all the hard work writing the API. So here it is, just drop the two files into your App_Code/Extensions folder and change the apiKey and blogUrl variables in AkismetExtension.cs to whatever you need them to be. I was going to use the Utils.AbsoluteWebRoot, but I wasn't sure if Akismet used this info to see if you have registered the site with your key. So I figured I would leave it configurable if you want to use the same key for more than one site. Anyways, here is the download:
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