Akismet Alternatives


Blocking spam on WordPress websites is heavy work. Akismet comes pre-installed on every site, but it’s not free for businesses or the only way to stop spam.

  1. OOPSpam https://www.oopspam.com/
  2. CleanTalk https://cleantalk.org/
  3. Stop Forum Spam https://www.stopforumspam.com/
  4. Project Honey Pot https://www.projecthoneypot.org/
  5. Zero Spam https://www.zerospam.org

There are a ton of anti-spam WordPress plugins. The criteria for this list of alternatives is “offers an API.”

Thanks to Austin and Kerch for inspiration and help creating this list.


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