# Version 0.2.0 # Copyright Michael Foord 2005-2009 # akismet.py # Python interface to the akismet API # E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
# Released subject to the BSD License # See http://www.voidspace.org.uk/python/license.shtml
A python interface to the Akismet API. This is a web service for blocking SPAM comments to blogs - or other online services.
You will need a Wordpress API key, from wordpress.com.
You should pass in the keyword argument 'agent' to the name of your program, when you create an Akismet instance. This sets the user-agent to a useful value.
The default is :
Python Interface by Fuzzyman | akismet.py/0.2.0
Whatever you pass in, will replace the Python Interface by Fuzzyman part. 0.2.0 will change with the version of this interface.
from akismet import Akismet api = Akismet(agent='Test Script') # if apikey.txt is in place, # the key will automatically be set # or you can call api.setAPIKey() # if api.key is None: print "No 'apikey.txt' file." elif not api.verify_key(): print "The API key is invalid." else: # data should be a dictionary of values # They can all be filled in with defaults # from a CGI environment if api.comment_check(comment, data): print 'This comment is spam.' else: print 'This comment is ham.'
As of version 0.2.0 akismet.py can be used with Google AppEngine.