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: 55609

Limit reached: 20 at 4410

Position Plugin Total downloads Active Star Rating Tested up to
3 Akismet Anti-Spam 151385207 5000000 4.7 5.3.2
125 Anti-Spam by CleanTalk 3669438 100000 4.8 5.3.2
161 Antispam Bee 3095122 500000 4.8 5.2.5
254 Anti-Spam 1783391 200000 4.7 5.3.2
257 WP Cerber Security Antispam & Malware Scan 1759744 100000 4.9 5.3.2
503 Stop Spammers 843274 50000 4.6 5.3.2
562 Spam Free Wordpress 744517 10000 2.4 4.4.21
1209 NoSpamNX 274834 10000 4.3 5.3.2
1807 AVH First Defense Against Spam Plugin 164883 5000 2.4 4.5.13
1865 WordPress Zero Spam 156672 30000 4.7 5.2.5
1932 bbPress Notify (No-Spam) 149407 5000 4.8 5.3.2
2325 Throws SPAM Away 111269 20000 5 5.3.2
2662 Math Comment Spam Protection 91307 3000 5 3.0.5
3376 Spam Destroyer 64740 8000 4.6 5.2.5
3427 Spam Master 63119 700 4.2 5.3.2
3487 Stop Spam Comments 61271 10000 4.6 4.4.21
3536 Peter’s Custom Anti-Spam 60109 900 4 4.8.12
3624 Captcha Anti Spam Security Spam Protection – Captcha Booster 57927 6000 4.7 5.3.2
4360 Spam Comments Cleaner 43800 5000 4.1 4.9.13
4410 SpamTrap 43035 100 0 3.9.30
20 TOTALS 164623066