This filter allows default Akismet integration to be disabled globally or per form.


add_filter( 'gform_akismet_enabled', 'your_function_name', 10, 2 );

To limit the scope of your function to a specific form, append the form id to the end of the hook name. (format: gform_akismet_enabled_FORMID)

add_filter( 'gform_akismet_enabled_6', 'your_function_name', 10, 2 );


  • $is_enabled bool

    Defaults to true; return false to disable Akismet.

  • $form_id int

    The ID of the form being processed. Since


Disable globally

This example will globally disable Akismet integration with Gravity Forms:

add_filter( 'gform_akismet_enabled', '__return_false' );

Disable for a specific form only

This example will disable Akismet integration with Gravity Forms only for form id 1:

add_filter( 'gform_akismet_enabled_1', '__return_false' );

Using one function with multiple forms

add_filter( 'gform_akismet_enabled', function( $is_enabled, $form_id ) {
if ( in_array( $form_id, array( 1, 3, 5 ) ) ) {
$is_enabled = false;

return $is_enabled;
}, 10, 2 );


This code should be placed in the functions.php file of your active theme.

Source Code

This filter is located in GFCommon::akismet_enabled() in common.php.