As your website grows you attract more and more people, who enjoys the content. The hardest part is to keep the spam away from WordPress site.
When the site having good amount of traffic you will notice that the number spam comments and spam messages from contact from, also increase significantly. And its very hard to stop and filtering out spam and keep the real one.
WordPress is very easy and to fight spam is also made easy. You don’t need any coding expertise to deal with it. What is required is the right plugin for your website.
We don’t want to give too many choices, which in the end will create confusion only.
Below are the three best plugin to go for:This is the most widely used plugin in WordPress to fight spam. This is not a free plugin but can used as free for non-commercial sites. If using for non-commercial sites then you can signup for free or make donation as you like. This is the second best option. It also have almost same features as any other popular plugin may have. The best part of this plugin is that its free. So why not give a try ? This is new in market but catching up very fast. This has clean layout and it is also free. This plugin is provided by CleanTalk which also provide commercial services.
Akismet is top of the line and used by more than three million websites and it works quite well. But if you want to experiment or Akismet is not working for you for any reason, then you can try other plugin too. Always remember that what will work for other might not work for you because there are lot of factors which come into play.