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: 56321

Limit reached: 20 at 4480

Position Plugin Total downloads Active Star Rating Tested up to
3 Akismet Anti-Spam 163191701 5000000 4.7 5.4.1
125 Anti-Spam by CleanTalk 4086613 100000 4.8 5.4.1
157 Antispam Bee 3391328 500000 4.8 5.4.1
236 WP Cerber Security Antispam & Malware Scan 2021886 100000 4.9 5.4.1
246 Titan Anti-spam & Security 1973187 200000 4.6 5.4.1
480 Stop Spammers 957556 60000 4.6 5.4.1
598 Spam Free Wordpress 746312 10000 2.4 4.4.22
1220 NoSpamNX 288076 10000 4.3 5.4.1
1856 WordPress Zero Spam 167209 30000 4.7 5.2.6
1869 AVH First Defense Against Spam Plugin 165232 4000 2.4 4.5.13
1873 bbPress Notify (No-Spam) 164337 5000 4.8 5.4.1
2258 Throws SPAM Away 122263 20000 5 5.4.1
2746 Math Comment Spam Protection 91411 3000 5 3.0.5
3392 Spam Destroyer 67005 9000 4.6 5.4.1
3462 Spam Master 64687 600 4.2 5.4.1
3592 Stop Spam Comments 61505 10000 4.6 4.4.22
3613 Captcha Anti Spam Security Spam Protection – Captcha Booster 60971 6000 4.7 5.3.3
3646 Peter’s Custom Anti-Spam 60221 800 4 4.8.13
4104 Caldera Forms Anti Spam 50045 20000 4.7 5.4.1
4480 Spam Comments Cleaner 44021 5000 4.1 4.9.14
20 TOTALS 177775566