Few WordPress plugins like Akismet, Wp.com Stats needs your WordPress API key to work. For many new WordPress users, finding API key is tough at times. This post is useful for budding bloggers who stepped into WordPress recently. This post will guide you on how you can find your WordPress API key.
Create an account at WordPress.com:
WordPress.com is a free blogging platform by Automattic and you can create a free account by going to WordPress.com. Remember this is most useful step in order to get your API key.
Once you have created your free WordPress.com profile, login to your profile and click on this link. You will find something similar to this, I have blurred my API key in this screenshot.
Part, after Your WordPress.com API key is: Your API key, and this is the one you need to use to activate important plugin like Akismet.