SPAM Protection WordPress Plugins:

     Spam comments is one of the big  problem for WordPress websites.anti-spam plugin is essential to filter spam from contact forms and comments sections Here in this article i will list out the SPAM Protection WordPress Plugins to protect the quality of the content.

Akismet:

     Akismet anti-spam plugin is the highest downloaded spam comments plugin from official wordpress.org.  It is is free to download and use with the option to upgrade to a premium plan for more features.Akismet is  launched by WordPress developers in 2005. Akismet automatically checks all the spam comments and contact form submissions to check spam. you can save disk space and can increase site speed. It features advanced stats, support for commercial websites  and priority support. Akismet prevents site owners from having trouble detecting and clearing the issues regarding the spammers.

WordPress Zero-Spam :

     WordPress Zero Spam is  an open source plugin , that is  free for both personal and commercial use. It don’t need  captcha. It is integrated with more Theme & plugin. It also supports caching plugins to help provide great performance . It detect spammy IPs  nad block it from affecting your site. There is no moderation queues, so that the spam won’t cause any administrators’ problem.

      WordPress Zero Spam provide you additional  logging facility  that helps you to detect  who’s trying to spam. It also offers Advanced settings  to complete control over the site.

Defensio Anti-Spam:

     Defensio Anti-Spam is the another best  spam filtering  plugin. It offers the best  malicious content detection,profanity filtering with masking,URL categorization for web address checking, Facebook protection, script detection and much more.  It provide advanced features such as support for OpenID, detailed statistics, charts and counter widget

You can check the statistics on your account at Defensio which can be logged in only from Sites Dashboard. It supports WordPress, AintaBlog, Drupal, DotClear, Facebook and many more.

Growmap Anti Spambot Plugin :

      Growmap Anti Spambot Plug-in (GASP) for WordPress is developed by Andy Bailey for stopping automated comments, human spammers and trackbacks / pingbacks. It also adds a checkbox at the end of the comment form, which needs to be checked in for submitting a comment.

WP-SpamShield Anti-Spam Plugin :

      WP-SpamShield Anti-Spam is. It protect against trackback spam, automated spam, comment spam, trackback and pingback spam, contact form spam, user registration spam. and contact form spam . It keep you safe  of  your websites from unauthorized access and keeps a check on proxy powered spammers.

It support Gravity Forms, Ninja Forms, JetPack Contact Forms & Comments, BuddyPress, bbPress, WooCommerce, s2Member, WP-Members, Mailchimp, MailPoet etc. It has no CAPTCHAs. It protects your site from user registration spam.

Antispam Bee :

      Antispam Bee was created by German WordPress plugin developer Sergej Müller. It is popular on the WordPress plugin repository .It also offers display statistics and a spam counter that including daily updates of spam detection rate and a total of blocked spam comments..It is free of charge, ad-free. It will send the notification to admins by e-mail about incoming spam

It also search local spam database for commenters previously marked as spammers.  It block or allow commenters from certain countries.

Cleantalk anti-spam :

      Antispam by CleanTalk is a transparent anti-spam protection  . It costs $9.99 per year. It provide detailed statistics of all entering comments and logins.  It do not have to complete a CAPTCHA form, or answer questions, or complete complete puzzles, or match images. It stop spam in  comments, registrations, contact emails ,orders, bookings, subscriptions. widgets.

It support Ninja Forms, Gravity Forms, MailChimp, Formidable forms, WooCommerce, BuddyPress, bbPress, Fast Secure Contact form, S2Member, MailPoet etc.