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: 56743

Limit reached: 20 at 4524

Position Plugin Total downloads Active Star Rating Tested up to
3 Akismet Anti-Spam 168102500 5000000 4.7 5.4.2
125 Anti-Spam by CleanTalk 4216063 100000 4.8 5.4.2
156 Antispam Bee 3453776 500000 4.8 5.4.2
232 WP Cerber Security Antispam & Malware Scan 2093294 100000 4.9 5.4.2
242 Titan Anti-spam & Security 2042502 200000 4.5 5.4.2
468 Stop Spammers 1005986 60000 4.6 5.4.2
610 Spam Free Wordpress 746869 10000 2.4 4.4.23
1228 NoSpamNX 290921 10000 4.3 5.4.2
1857 WordPress Zero Spam 169576 30000 4.7 5.2.7
1881 bbPress Notify (No-Spam) 166067 5000 4.8 5.4.2
1887 AVH First Defense Against Spam Plugin 165318 4000 2.4 4.5.13
2272 Throws SPAM Away 123929 20000 5 5.4.2
2772 Math Comment Spam Protection 91441 3000 5 3.0.5
3395 Spam Destroyer 67500 9000 4.6 5.4.2
3471 Spam Master 65103 600 4.1 5.4.2
3618 Captcha Anti Spam Security Spam Protection – Captcha Booster 61672 6000 4.7 5.3.4
3622 Stop Spam Comments 61591 9000 4.6 4.4.23
3683 Peter’s Custom Anti-Spam 60260 800 4 4.8.14
4016 Caldera Forms Anti Spam 52620 20000 4.7 5.4.2
4524 Spam Comments Cleaner 44084 4000 4.1 4.9.15
20 TOTALS 183081072