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: 60059

Limit reached: 20 at 5359

Position Plugin Total downloads Active Star Rating Tested up to
3 Akismet Anti-Spam 265426062 5000000 4.7 6.1
107 Anti-Spam by CleanTalk 10429625 100000 4.8 6.1
146 Antispam Bee 6460556 700000 4.8 6.0.3
287 Titan Anti-spam & Security 3088254 100000 4.5 6.0.3
430 Stop Spammers 1924203 60000 4.5 6.0.3
719 Zero Spam for WordPress 1016670 30000 4.2 6.0.3
1590 Gravity Forms Zero Spam 314780 60000 4.4 6.0.3
1671 WP Armour – Honeypot Anti Spam 290759 100000 5 6.0.3
1770 Throws SPAM Away 265919 20000 5 6.0.3
1963 bbPress Notify (No-Spam) 231018 4000 4.8 6.1
3307 Stop WP Emails Going to Spam 97830 10000 4.9 6.1
3410 Spam Master 92788 200 4.2 6.1
3792 Spam Destroyer 78263 9000 4.5 5.9.9
4037 Captcha Anti Spam Security Spam Protection – Captcha Booster 71516 4000 4.6 5.3.14
4371 Maspik – Spam blacklist 63078 10000 4.9 6.0.3
4447 Peter’s Custom Anti-Spam 61316 500 4 4.8.21
5092 FV Antispam 48887 2000 3.7 6.0.3
5230 User Spam Remover 46966 2000 4 5.5.11
5302 Kama SpamBlock 45921 8000 5 5.8.6
5359 Spam Comments Cleaner 45179 3000 4.1 4.9.22
20 TOTALS 290099590