StopForumSpam Alternatives

    StopForumSpam is described as 'Your favorite and most trusted "one stop shop" for the prevention of forum & blog spam, trusted by over 200,000 forums'. There are more than 10 alternatives to StopForumSpam, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Wordpress, Self-Hosted solutions, Contact Form 7 and SaaS. The best alternative is SpamCop, which is free. Other great sites and apps similar to StopForumSpam are CleanTalk (Freemium), Antispam Bee (Free, Open Source), Akismet (Free Personal) and Web Form SPAM Protection (Paid).

    This page was last updated Dec 4, 2021

    1. Reporting unsolicited email also helps feed spam filtering systems, including, but not limited to, SpamCop's own service.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Wordpress
      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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • Wordpress
      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.
      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Self-Hosted
      • Wordpress
      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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    2. Web Form SPAM Protection enables you to encrypt information on HTML forms and protect yourself from SPAM. Web Form SPAM Protection has been designed to be simple. It doesnt require PHP or ASP support so you dont need any programming knowledge or skills.
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    3. 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.

      Discontinued

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

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Online
      Open-source implementation of server-side spam filtering of blog comments and forum posts. It's available as a free web service. It's open source, so you can set up your own server if you prefer.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Self-Hosted
      • Wordpress
      Anti-spam 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.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Self-Hosted
      • Contact Form 7
      • Wordpress
      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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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Online
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      OOPSpam API is a powerful machine learning based spam filter service for any content exchange. OOPSpam API allows developers to make an accurate decision based on 4 different inputs: - A trained machine learning algorithm checks whether the content is spam or not.
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