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Anti-spam is described as 'plugin blocks automatic spam in comments section. No captcha. Plugin is easy to use: just install it and it just works. Blocked comments can be stored in the Spam area if needed. This can be enabled/disabled via Settings page' and is an app in the security & privacy category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Anti-spam for a variety of platforms, including Wordpress, Online / Web-based, Self-Hosted solutions, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is StopForumSpam, which is free. Other great apps like Anti-spam are YouTube Spammer Purge, Antispam Bee, CleanTalk and Akismet.

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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Self-Hosted
  • Wordpress

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  1. StopForumSpam icon

    StopForumSpam

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    12 alternatives to StopForumSpam 

    Your favorite and most trusted "one stop shop" for the prevention of forum & blog spam, trusted by over 200,000 forums...

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsStopForumSpam can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  Spam FilterStopForumSpam can detect unsolicited, unwanted and virus-infected emails, calls, files, etc.
  2. YouTube Spammer Purge icon

    YouTube Spammer Purge

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Mac
    • Windows
    11 alternatives to YouTube Spammer Purge 

    It allows you to filter and search for spammer comments on your channel and other's channel(s) in many different ways AND delete/report them all at once (see features below).

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    1.  Spam FilterYouTube Spammer Purge can detect unsolicited, unwanted and virus-infected emails, calls, files, etc.
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  3. Antispam Bee icon

    Antispam Bee

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Wordpress
    11 alternatives to Antispam Bee 

    Say Goodbye to comment spam on your WordPress blog or website. Antispam Bee blocks spam comments and trackbacks effectively, without captchas and without sending personal information to third party services. It is free of charge, ad-free and 100% GDPR compliant.

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    1.  Privacy focusedAntispam Bee is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  Spam FilterAntispam Bee can detect unsolicited, unwanted and virus-infected emails, calls, files, etc.
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    • CleanTalk icon

      CleanTalk

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Wordpress
      11 alternatives to CleanTalk 

      Anti-Spam Features. CleanTalk protects your website from spam bots and spam in Comments, Orders, Widgets, Registrations, Bookings, And any custom web form, Contact Emails, Subscriptions, Checks the existing comments and users for spam.

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      1.  Spam FilterCleanTalk can detect unsolicited, unwanted and virus-infected emails, calls, files, etc.
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      • Akismet icon

        Akismet

        • Free PersonalProprietary
        • Self-Hosted
        • Wordpress
        12 alternatives to Akismet 

        Akismet checks your comments and contact form submissions against our global database of spam to prevent your site from publishing malicious content. You can review the comment spam it catches on your blog’s “Comments” admin screen.

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        1.  Spam FilterAkismet can detect unsolicited, unwanted and virus-infected emails, calls, files, etc.


        • Mollom icon

          Mollom

          • FreemiumProprietary
          • Online
          19 alternatives to Mollom 

          Mollom is a freemium web service to get rid of spam, unwanted content and fake users on your Drupal, Wordpress and Joomla site or blog.

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          Discontinued

          "The Mollom content moderation service is no longer available … as of 2 April 2018."

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          Sblam!

          • FreeProprietary
          • Linux
          • Online
          19 alternatives to Sblam! 

          Open-source implementation of server-side spam filtering of blog comments and forum posts.

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          Forget Spam Comment

          • FreeOpen Source
          • Self-Hosted
          • Wordpress
          5 alternatives to Forget Spam Comment 

          A lightweight (~217 bytes vanila JS at frontend) and privacy-friendly plugin to prevent spam comment in the default commenting system of WordPress. Works instantly. No settings required. No captcha.

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          1.  Spam FilterForget Spam Comment can detect unsolicited, unwanted and virus-infected emails, calls, files, etc.
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          • CF7 Honeypot icon

            CF7 Honeypot

            • FreeProprietary
            • Self-Hosted
            • Contact Form 7
            • Wordpress
            10 alternatives to CF7 Honeypot 

            This simple addition to the wonderful Contact Form 7 (CF7) plugin adds basic honeypot anti-spam functionality to thwart spambots without the need for an ugly captcha.

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            1.  Spam FilterCF7 Honeypot can detect unsolicited, unwanted and virus-infected emails, calls, files, etc.
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              OOPSpam API

              • Free PersonalProprietary
              • Online
              • Software as a Service (SaaS)
              9 alternatives to OOPSpam API 

              OOPSpam API is a powerful machine learning based spam filter service for any content exchange.

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              1.  Spam FilterOOPSpam API can detect unsolicited, unwanted and virus-infected emails, calls, files, etc.
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