Easy and extremely productive spam-fighting plugin with many sophisticated solutions
Anti-spam Bee is an easy and extremely productive spam fighting plugin with many sophisticated solutions. You can now say goodbye to comment spam on your WordPress blog or website. It blocks spam comments and trackbacks effectively and without captchas. It is also free of cost, ad-free and compliant with European data privacy standards.
- Search the local spam database for commenters previously marked as spam offenders.
- Match against a public anti-spam database
- Notify via email about spam that is incoming
- Limit the approval to comments/pings that will delete other comment types.
- Select spam indicators to send comments to deletion directly
- Optionally exclude trackbacks and pingbacks from spam detection
- Optionally spam check comment forms on archive pages
- Display spam statistics on the dashboard, including daily updates of spam detection rates and a total of blocked spam comments.
- Community support via the support forums on wordpress.org
Pricing model: free
Free Trial: Free version available.
Pro’s & Con’s
- Trust approved commenters.
- Allow comments only in a certain language
- Consider the comment time.
- Use of regular expressions.
- Validate the IP address of commenters
- Trust commenters with a Gravatar
- Delete existing spam after determined number of days
- Treat BBcode as spam.
- No support via E-mail, Twitter, GitHub issues
- Very limited documentation
- Works best only with a stacked solution
- Marks all Twitter and Facebook ID’s comments as spam sometimes
iThemes Security is designed to help improve the security of your WordPress installation from many common attack methods, but it cannot prevent every possible attack. It has an extensive support team that works day and night to solve all the questions and queries.
- Brute force protection.
- 404 detection.
- Malware scanning.
- Database backup.
- Mobile friendly.
- Easy wordpress integration.
- Anti-spam plugin – template