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WordPress Anti-spam plugin

Why humans should prove that they are humans by filling captchas? Lets bots prove that they are not bots with adding javascript to their user-agents!

Anti-spam plugin blocks spam in comments automatically, invisibly for users and for admins.

  • no captcha, because spam is not users' problem
  • no moderation queues, because spam is not administrators' problem
  • no options, because it is great to forget about spam completely

Plugin is easy to use: just install it and it just works.


What I know now about spam and spam-bots?

  • All spam-bots does not have javascript
  • Spam-bots submit all inputs from forms so forms are parsed before being submitted
  • If input have 'email' in its name than many spam-bots tries to submit email in it automatically
  • All spam-bots does not have Cookies (Cookie array is empty)
  • Spam is very complicated now, pretty "smart" and fully automated

147 comments on “Anti-spam

  1. hi, does this plugin get rid of historic spam comments that have not been deleted or just new spam after the plugin installation?

    1. Vitalii Post author

      Anti-Spam plugin filters only spam comments after activation. And does not touch already submitted comments.

  2. Error in Comments page:

    Notice: Undefined index: blocked_total in /home/talhccom/domains/ on line 12

    WordPress Version: Version 4.5.3

  3. Thank you for your great plugin!
    I had 3.5 version, and today I've noticed, that there is 4.2 I deactivated old version, installed new and it is now activated. Should I delete previous version and erase data?

    1. Vitalii Post author

      Yes, you may switch to the new version.
      Each next version of the plugin is better than previous ones.

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  5. Hola,

    No se porque pero no puedo ver los mensajes que me envian me lo envian a anti-spam pero me dice que tengo que instarlo pero no puedo.
    Alquien me puede ayudar es que tengo mi blog alojado en un dominio y no me deja modificar nada.

    Ademas Jetpack ahora se me ha ido y no puedo volver a conectarlo, me podeis decir que pasa en wordpress??

  6. This is a great little plugin! I've tried it on 2 sites I think. One it had captured about 30 spam comments it a week or so. My question is… are you likely to make it work with contact forms, not just comments? I installed contact form7 (I think it's called) and it would be FANTASTIC is it worked with this too :D

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  8. This is a nice plugin, but I don't know why the 'Current Ye@r' fiel started showing up to all user this time around.

    1. Can you share the link of the website with the issue?
      And I removed link from your comment with mp3s just in case :)

  9. Thanks for telling about Anti-Spam. I was not aware of this plugin.
    I will try it .

    Have a great day !!

    Rohit K.

  10. I am using the Plugin "comment Guestbook" version .0.7.1 and I'm unable to submit a comment when the Anti-Spam version 3.5 in activated. When I deactivate anti-spam, I can submit comments but, I also get lots of robo-spam comments.
    This was working at one point. Any suggestions?

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  12. My comment is about issues I am having with W3 Total Cache. I keep getting these types of messages across the top of my page in the site dashboard:

    Recently an error occurred while creating the CSS / JS minify cache: File "/home1/winoo7/public_html/wp-content/plugins/anti-spam/js/anti-spam-3.2.js" doesn't exist.

    I have fixed several by creating the file and adding it at the server thru the file manager, but now I have this one. This is the 3rd. time now?

    Any suggestions?

    Thank you,
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    1. webvitaly

      The latest version of the Anti-spam plugin is 3.5. And the javascript file should be 'anti-spam-3.5.js' and not 'anti-spam-3.2.js'.
      This issue could be because of CDN cache (if you use CDN) or because plugin for cache or plugin for minification cannot updates its own cache.

      P.S.: Why do you need captcha when you are already using Anti-spam plugin? IMHO you can disable the captcha plugin.

      P.P.S.: I would also not recommend to use plugins for minification because it saves you couple of kilobytes but gives you a lot of unpredictable bugs after plugin updates.

  13. I have installed this plugin on my website, one small suggestion, can you please link every website with some unique key.

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