Top 20 Spam plugins

In response to a question at the WordPress Portsmouth Meetup – Hands on Problem Solving clinic, here’s the top 20 plugins which include spam in their plugin name or short description.

Total plugins: 59457

Limit reached: 20 at 5085

Position Plugin Total downloads Active Star Rating Tested up to
3 Akismet Anti-Spam 230451817 5000000 4.7 5.9
107 Anti-Spam by CleanTalk 8336592 100000 4.7 5.9
143 Antispam Bee 5296748 700000 4.8 5.8.3
200 WP Cerber Security Anti-spam & Malware Scan 3728696 200000 4.8 5.9
266 Titan Anti-spam & Security 2803539 100000 4.5 5.8.3
413 Stop Spammers 1716899 60000 4.5 5.8.3
828 WordPress Zero Spam 741932 30000 4.4 5.8.3
1485 NoSpamNX 316874 10000 4.3 5.9
1925 bbPress Notify (No-Spam) 215294 5000 4.8 5.8.3
2012 Throws SPAM Away 201971 20000 5 5.9
2141 Gravity Forms Zero Spam 183597 40000 4.7 5.8.3
2766 WP Armour – Honeypot Anti Spam 123105 20000 5 5.8.3
3019 Caldera Forms Anti Spam 105690 20000 4.3 5.6.7
3617 Spam Master 78543 500 4.2 5.9
3707 Spam Destroyer 75254 10000 4.6 5.9.9
3814 Stop WP Emails Going to Spam 72352 10000 5 5.9
3944 Captcha Anti Spam Security Spam Protection – Captcha Booster 69345 4000 4.6 5.3.11
4214 Stop Spam Comments 62829 6000 4.6 4.4.26
4315 Peter’s Custom Anti-Spam 60897 600 4 4.8.18
5085 FV Antispam 46409 2000 3.7 5.3.11
20 TOTALS 254688383