WordPress.org

Plugin Directory

Spam Honey Pot

Adds a hidden text field to the comment form to trap spam bots.

This plugin works by adding a textarea field to the comment form that's hidden using a CSS style. Since bots don’t generally detect CSS like this, they proceed to fill out the field like any other field. This implies that they aren't a human (or they wouldn't "see" the field with CSS hiding it) using a browser, in which case the plugin marks the comment as spam. This seems to catch the vast majority of spam with very few false results and doesn't
require contacting a third party service like most spam plugins.

Tags: ,

Requires: 2.9.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 2.9.2
Last Updated: 2015-4-12
Active Installs: 1,000+

Ratings

5 out of 5 stars

Support

0 of 1 support threads in the last two months have been resolved.

Got something to say? Need help?

Compatibility

+
=
Not enough data

0 people say it works.
0 people say it's broken.

100,1,1
100,1,1
100,1,1