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Verify an API key

Zend_Service_Akismet::verifyKey($key) is used to verify that an Akismet API key is valid. In most cases, you will not need to check, but if you need a sanity check, or to determine if a newly acquired key is active, you may do so with this method.

// Instantiate with the API key and a URL to the application or
// resource being used
$akismet = new Zend_Service_Akismet($apiKey,
if (
$akismet->verifyKey($apiKey) {
"Key is valid.\n";
} else {
"Key is not valid\n";

If called with no arguments, verifyKey() uses the API key provided to the constructor.

verifyKey() implements Akismet's verify-key REST method.

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