Spam is something that every blogger wants to get rid of, but unless and until some proper measures will take of, it didn’t make any sense. You may often noticed such comments on the posts, pages etc. Although WordPress comes pre-installed with some features which help you fight with spam but over the top, it is still not good enough to win this big fight. In this article, I have showcased the best available WordPress anti-spam plugins which according to me every blogger should consider on adding to their blog.
The plugin checks your comments against the Akismet web service to see if they look like spam or not and lets you review the spam it catches under your blog’s “Comments” admin screen.
The plugin is the most advanced protection against sploggers and spam users registration. It is fully compatible for WordPress, WordPress MU, BuddyPress and bbPress 2.0.
Simple Trackback Validation with Topsy Blocker
The plugin performs a simple but very effective test on all incoming trackbacks in order to stop trackback spam.
Spam Free WordPress
The plugin blocks automated spam with zero false positives.
Sabre is an acronym for Simple Anti Bot Registration Engine. It’s a set of counter measures against spam registration on your blog.
The plugin stops automated spam while remaining as unobtrusive as possible to regular commenter.
CleanTalk. Anti-spam app
The plugin lets no spam in the comments. It is a smart, simple anti-spam app without CAPTCHA.
The plugin prevents users from commenting or viewing your website if a comment of theirs has been marked as spam.
Peter’s Custom Anti-Spam
The plugin stop a lot of spambots from polluting your site by making visitors identify a custom word displayed as an image before commenting.
To protect your Blog from automated spambots, this plugin adds invisible form fields to your comment form.
The plugin blocks spam in comments automatically, invisibly for users and for admins.
AVH First Defense Against Spam
The plugin gives you the ability to block spammers before any content is served.
WP Anti Spam
The plugin can anti automated spambots or anti spams by “comment”, “ip”, “name”, “email” and “url”.
Growmap Anti Spambot Plugin
The plugin defeat automated spambots by adding a client side generated checkbox asking the comment author to confirm that they are not a spammer.