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: 59330

Limit reached: 20 at 5045

Position Plugin Total downloads Active Star Rating Tested up to
3 Akismet Anti-Spam 222415845 5000000 4.7 5.8.1
110 Anti-Spam by CleanTalk 7569183 100000 4.7 5.8.1
144 Antispam Bee 5164578 700000 4.8 5.8.1
206 WP Cerber Security Anti-spam & Malware Scan 3426744 200000 4.8 5.8.1
261 Titan Anti-spam & Security 2718796 100000 4.5 5.8.1
403 Stop Spammers 1657571 60000 4.6 5.8.1
936 WordPress Zero Spam 573169 30000 4.4 5.8.1
1462 NoSpamNX 309323 10000 4.3 5.6.5
1892 bbPress Notify (No-Spam) 212596 5000 4.8 5.8.1
2116 Throws SPAM Away 178247 20000 5 5.7.3
2420 Gravity Forms Zero Spam 146711 30000 4.7 5.8.1
3036 Caldera Forms Anti Spam 101767 30000 4.3 5.6.5
3576 WP Armour – Honeypot Anti Spam 77829 20000 5 5.8.1
3625 Spam Master 76155 500 4.1 5.8.1
3685 Spam Destroyer 74173 9000 4.6 5.8.1
3891 Captcha Anti Spam Security Spam Protection – Captcha Booster 68482 5000 4.6 5.3.9
4131 Stop Spam Comments 62640 6000 4.6 4.4.25
4226 Peter’s Custom Anti-Spam 60809 600 4 4.8.17
5016 User Spam Remover 46119 3000 4 5.5.6
5045 Stop WP Emails Going to Spam 45741 10000 5 5.8.1
20 TOTALS 244986478