Just been reviewing my site health and it seems I have too many plugins. Can anyone tell me do I need all of these:
Akismet
WP-SpamShield
SI CAPTCHA Anti-Spam
When I read the descriptions they all sound kind of similar, but don't want to delete any of them if they are actually vital.

Does anyone have any thoughts on this?

Thanks in advance, Mara.

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DeniseOlsen5 Premium
What about the Breadcrumb and Content plugins? Do I need those?
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prmm122585 Premium
akismet and WP spamshield are the same. They block spams.
Breadcrumb is nt necessary. You can ignore that.
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DeniseOlsen5 Premium
I wondered! I will be deactivating breadcrumb Thank you!
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KatieMac Premium
You do not need si captcha if you have WP spamshield nor do you need Akismet
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Aspiring Premium
Thanks Katie - glad everyone is saying the same things. It has already improved my Site Health :)
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BarryJ Premium
Your best bet is to keep the spamshield and dump the others. Akismet is not recommended by Kyle any longer, and Si Captcha is a major pain for your visitors(nobody likes it and most don't use it at all).
Barry
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Aspiring Premium
Thanks Barry - appreciate your feedback, that's great. :)
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kiliwia62 Premium
No you don't need all these plugins and it also slows down your site load drastically.
OK, remove Akismet, SI CAPTCHA Ant-Spam.
You have WP-SpamShield which does all what the other two do too.
Sylvia
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Aspiring Premium
Thank you so much Sylvia - that is exactly what I wanted to know. You are a star :)
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kiliwia62 Premium
Thanks and you are welcome :)
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