If you are a blogger, you might be using “Wordpress” as your Blogging Platform. While working on wordpress blog/site, it’s very important to install several plugins to enhance the functionality of your blog.
Here I am providing you with the list of 15 plugins which I think are the best wordpress plugins and every blog must have these plugins.
1. Akismet : Avoid Spam
This plugin automatically filters spam comments, trackbacks and Pingbacks. It’s a very simple plugin, you only need is an API key. You can get that by registering at Akismet Official Website.
2. All in One SEO Pack – Optimize Your Site for Search Engines
This Plugin helps you to improve SEO capability of your blog. It can automatically generate keywords,descriptions, titles of your posts.
3. Google Sitemap Generator – Auto Submission of Sitemap
Sitemap is most important part of SEO. It helps your blog to get submitted to various search engines like yahoo,ask, and Google, With just a Single Click!. It Creates sitemap regularly.
4. Google Analytics for WordPress – Analyze & Track Your Visitor’s Activity
This Plugin integrates Google Analytics with your blog. But this plugin makes a lots more, it adds custom variables to your stats to track your tags and categories in Google Analytics Page.
5. Most Commented Widget – Adds a widget with most commented posts
By default, WordPress don’t provide a widget to display most commented posts of your blog. So this plugin adds this functionality to show widget of most commented post.
6. Random Posts Widget – Shows Random Posts in a Widget
Another interesting and useful plugin. This plugins helps you to show some random posts in sidebar of your blog.
7. Optimize Database – Avoid overhead on your Database Tables
This plugin is one of the little, you will find but one of the most useful. It allows you to optimize your database tables from your admin panel to avoid overhead in WordPress tables.
8. Secure WordPress – Ensures Secure Blogging
Security is most important for your blog. This plugins prevents your blog from simple attacks.
9. Subscribe To Comments – Users Get Alerts
When a user post comment in your blog, sometimes he wants to be notified about the future comments on the same post. This plugin adds exactly this feature to your blog. User can subscribe to comments and get notification via Email.
10. Twitter Widget – Adds a widget with Your Tweets
This plugin adds a widget to display your tweets and links to follow you on Twitter.
11. WP Super Cache – Improve Your Blog Performance
If you want your blog to be fast and enhanced. This plugin is the best plugin you can ever found. It will cache your blog pages and saves bandwidth usage.
12. Yet Another Related Posts Plugin (YARPP) – Show Related Posts
This plugin generates a list of related post to each of your post. It will attract your visitor to stay at your blog and read more and more.
13. Broken Link Checker – Check for Broken Links
Link is Broken ? This plugin will find broken links in your blog and inform you ASAP. You can configure links very easily and efficiently.
14. Contact Form 7 – Make Contact Page & Form
Are you creating contact us page and need a form there. This plugin creates a form for you and will deliver all the queries right to your mailbox.
15. Plugin Central – Install More than one plugin in a single click
Want all plugins ? You might be thinking, how much time it will take to install these plugins at your blog. Don’t worry, it will take just a single click. This plugin helps you to install bulk plugins with in a second.
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