Get the popular Akismet Anti-Spam plugin features – without paying $60 annual *rent*.


Honest and common-sense alternatives to Akismet plugin.

Inspired by the popular-plugin Akismet.

Akismet plugin isn’t free if your website or blog produces any income. Then you owe a minimum $5 per month per site. Akismet is preinstalled by default on every WordPress self-hosted option. It causes 8 milliseconds of site drag on every page and post. Could be worse. But good plugins consume about 1 millisecond.

You can get the same anti-comment spam prevention for free with other standalone plugins – and produce even better results.

Many don’t know Akismet has a monthly *rental* fee. Don’t get locked in for recurring-renewal plugins. Save your money.

The BLOCK.ME ebook contains honest and common-sense free alternatives to the Akismet plugin. Get mobile WordPress speed!

What are Speed Clones?
PagePipe Knockoffs are ebook-only guides to essential page-speed fundamentals, speed techniques, or deep obsessions on a single type of WordPress plugins. Whatever the report, you’re only a quick read away from learning vital, practical know-how for faster mobile speed. Popular plugins are usually the heaviest loading. You get alternatives for better speed.

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  • Akismet plugin is expensive at $60 per year per site. You can save hundreds of dollars over time using clones instead.
  • Easily add Akismet features to your website with nine alternative free, WordPress-archived plugins.
  • Get anti-comment spam protection.
  • Additional 4 plugin recommendations for turning comments off.
  • When don’t you need comments? We examine this question.
Steve Teare
Steve Teare, Performance Engineer

Steve Teare researches WordPress plugin speed techniques and methods. Steve’s most valued super-power is creativity.

Site owners need education. Not how to make nice-looking sites. But how not to abuse and ruin WordPress – and thus the Internet itself. Steve’s mission: save the Internet from the approaching WordPress Apocalypse!

Steve’s passion is balancing the perception of speed with color and images. Building for speed stops mobile website abuse. Performance is not just an afterthought, bake it in from the start.

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We reverse-engineer premium and popular plugins. We discover ways to duplicate their main features. We use a blend of discrete, free, copycat plugins. These lightweight – sometimes esoteric – clones won’t slow down your website. And you don’t need to do any coding.

Get speed tips and instructions. You’re buying our knowledge and expertise. Links to plugins are included for your convenience and backup. All open-source plugin downloads are the property of their original authors and protected by GPL licenses. They’re endorsed and available from the WordPress plugin directory. We don’t provide plugins or support. But we do answer email speed questions for 30 days after purchase.


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