4 free Akismet alternative plugins to fight wordpress spam

I was searching for alternative plugins to replace Akismet with a free one. I reviewed here my experience about some plugins i tested to block spam.

If you don’t want to purchase an Akismet API key and if you don’t want to use DISQS to prevent comment SPAM then there are a few free alternative plugins for wordpress that you can try yourself.

Antispam Bee

antispambee

http://wordpress.org/plugins/antispam-bee/

Don’t get scared by the German text on the plugin page. This plugin offer different tools and options to fight SPAM and also has a nice dashboards with stats.

Spam Destroyer

spamdestroyer

http://wordpress.org/plugins/spam-destroyer/

This plugin has no settings. It uses cookies and hidden fields to detect bots.

Bad Behavior

I quickly tested this plugin and SPAM comed thru without problem.

GASP

growmap

http://wordpress.org/plugins/growmap-anti-spambot-plugin/

GASP (Growmap Anti Spambot Plugin) looks really like a promising plugins. It uses a friendly javascript detection method to display a checkbox for users.

 

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