Best WordPress Anti-Spam Plugins

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Comment spam is a reality that all bloggers know. If you allow for comments on your site, then spammers will look to spam and create backlinks. Using WordPress, you have robust built-in tools to prevent comment spam, and there is a broad range of comment spam protection and defense plugins for additional coverage and protection.

NameDescriptionRatingInstallsLink
AkismetAkismet checks your comments against the Akismet Web service to see if they look like spam or not.4.81MLink
SI CAPTCHA Anti-SpamAdds CAPTCHA anti-spam methods to WordPress on the forms for comments, registration, lost password, login, or all. For WP, WPMU, and BuddyPress.4.2300KLink
Antispam BeeAnother popular solution to fight spam is Anti-spam Bee.4.7200KLink
WP-SpamFree Anti-SpamPowerful anti-spam plugin that eliminates blog comment spam. Finally, you can enjoy a spam-free WordPress blog! Includes contact form.4.060KLink
WP-SpamShield Anti-SpamAn exceptionally powerful WordPress anti-spam plugin that eliminates comment spam, trackback spam, contact form spam & registration spam.4.9100KLink