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: 55311

Limit reached: 20 at 4378

Position Plugin Total downloads Active Star Rating Tested up to
3 Akismet Anti-Spam 150630797 5000000 4.7 5.3.2
126 Anti-Spam by CleanTalk 3586375 100000 4.8 5.3.2
159 Antispam Bee 3073848 500000 4.8 5.2.5
262 Anti-Spam 1710315 200000 4.7 5.3.2
268 WP Cerber Security Antispam & Malware Scan 1690957 100000 4.9 5.3.2
498 Stop Spammers 828597 50000 4.6 5.3.2
551 Spam Free Wordpress 744127 10000 2.4 4.4.21
1212 NoSpamNX 270423 10000 4.3 5.1.4
1788 AVH First Defense Against Spam Plugin 164824 5000 2.4 4.5.13
1868 WordPress Zero Spam 154410 30000 4.7 5.2.5
1928 bbPress Notify (No-Spam) 147765 5000 4.8 5.3.2
2396 Throws SPAM Away 105608 20000 5 5.3.2
2645 Math Comment Spam Protection 91262 3000 5 3.0.5
3352 Spam Destroyer 64490 8000 4.6 5.2.5
3406 Spam Master 62913 800 4.2 5.3.2
3464 Stop Spam Comments 61223 10000 4.6 4.4.21
3516 Peter’s Custom Anti-Spam 60061 1000 4 4.8.12
3630 Captcha Anti Spam Security Spam Protection – Captcha Booster 57126 5000 4.7 5.3.2
4337 Spam Comments Cleaner 43729 5000 4.1 4.9.13
4378 SpamTrap 43013 100 0 3.9.30
20 TOTALS 163591863