10 must have WordPress plugins (#5 is recommended)

must have wordpress plugins

WordPress makes a blogger’s life easier than ever! It is becoming more and more popular day by day. According to codeinwp, 27 of 100 websites powered by WordPress. It is really a tremendous statistic. WordPress is a CMS (content management system) based platform. It is very easy and SEO friendly. Most of the successful bloggers and internet marketers are using WordPress. A large number of popular websites made by WordPress. If you are a beginner, WordPress could be your great blogging platform.

Powerful Features of WordPress:

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WordPress has a huge number of plugins that make it more reliable and suitable for the users. In this article, I will introduce with you 10 must have WordPress plugins for a blog.

SLName of PluginFeatures
1. Yoast SEOOnpage optimization
2. W3 Total CacheMinimize site loading time and many more
3. Wordfence SecurityWebsite security
4. UpdraftplusSite backup
5. GetSiteControlSurveys, email opt-in forms, contact forms,
popups, follow, share buttons and live chats
6. Pretty linkAffiliate link cloaking, tracking, shortening etc
7. WP FormsCreates Contact form and many others forms
8. ShortCodes UltimateCTA button and many others options available
9. Social SnapSocial media sharing buttons, click to tweet box and other features available
10. WP SmushitImages compress and optimization


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Besides these, there are many useful plugins you can use. All it depends on your needs. However, there are multiple plugins having the same features on the WordPress plugins directory. So when you want to install a plugin; you should consider a couple of things like:

a. The plugin is updated or not

b. Plugin’s reviews

c. Tested with your updated WordPress version

Do let us know- which plugin you are referring to add to the above list. And if you like this short article feel free to share it with your Facebook and Twitter friends.


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