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: 58442

Limit reached: 20 at 4900

Position Plugin Total downloads Active Star Rating Tested up to
3 Akismet Anti-Spam 188010027 5000000 4.7 5.6.1
114 Anti-Spam by CleanTalk 5638106 100000 4.7 5.6.1
148 Antispam Bee 4090723 600000 4.8 5.6.1
210 WP Cerber Security Anti-spam & Malware Scan 2715272 200000 4.9 5.6.1
228 Titan Anti-spam & Security 2520808 100000 4.5 5.6.1
446 Stop Spammers 1239787 60000 4.6 5.6.1
1171 WordPress Zero Spam 358212 30000 4.5 5.5.3
1336 NoSpamNX 301596 10000 4.3 5.6.1
1891 bbPress Notify (No-Spam) 188977 5000 4.8 5.6.1
2129 Throws SPAM Away 155913 20000 5 5.5.3
3009 Math Comment Spam Protection 91716 3000 5 3.0.5
3245 Caldera Forms Anti Spam 81242 20000 4.3 5.6.1
3551 Spam Destroyer 71223 10000 4.6 5.4.4
3608 Spam Master 69627 400 4.2 5.6.1
3748 Captcha Anti Spam Security Spam Protection – Captcha Booster 66079 6000 4.7 5.3.6
3905 Stop Spam Comments 62028 8000 4.6 4.4.24
3966 Peter’s Custom Anti-Spam 60540 700 4 4.8.15
4807 User Spam Remover 45157 3000 3.9 5.5.3
4864 Spam Comments Cleaner 44474 4000 4.1 4.9.16
4900 FV Antispam 43857 3000 3.7 5.3.6
20 TOTALS 205855364