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: 57086

Limit reached: 20 at 4616

Position Plugin Total downloads Active Star Rating Tested up to
3 Akismet Anti-Spam 172672499 5000000 4.7 5.5
126 Anti-Spam by CleanTalk 4609860 100000 4.8 5.5
156 Antispam Bee 3542254 500000 4.8 5.4.2
219 WP Cerber Security Anti-spam & Malware Scan 2289314 100000 4.9 5.5
230 Titan Anti-spam & Security 2216209 200000 4.5 5.5
459 Stop Spammers 1065452 50000 4.6 5.4.2
639 Spam Free Wordpress 748282 9000 2.4 4.4.23
1252 NoSpamNX 295178 20000 4.3 5.4.2
1308 WordPress Zero Spam 281504 30000 4.6 5.5
1873 bbPress Notify (No-Spam) 173724 5000 4.8 5.5
1929 AVH First Defense Against Spam Plugin 165547 4000 2.4 4.5.13
2192 Throws SPAM Away 135384 20000 5 5.4.2
2838 Math Comment Spam Protection 91538 3000 5 3.0.5
3401 Spam Destroyer 69180 10000 4.6 5.4.2
3502 Spam Master 65946 500 4.1 5.5
3616 Captcha Anti Spam Security Spam Protection – Captcha Booster 63116 6000 4.7 5.3.4
3680 Stop Spam Comments 61780 9000 4.6 4.4.23
3745 Peter’s Custom Anti-Spam 60373 800 4 4.8.14
3862 Caldera Forms Anti Spam 57607 20000 4.5 5.4.2
4616 Spam Comments Cleaner 44188 4000 4.1 4.9.15
20 TOTALS 188708935