WordPress is the best content management system in today’s web world. Do you know 10 millions of website are built in WordPress and WordPress is used 58.7% of the website between CMS and it’s the 27.5% of all websites.Plugins in WordPress works as pre-made facilities among your website.
Plugins increase your web looking and performance very much. To attract the consumer in the dynamic website world WordPress plugins works like magic.
Plugins of WordPress:
When you’ll build a website in WordPress you’ve to take the help of Plugins to make your website more dynamic and to increase functionality. To make your website more user-friendly WordPress plugins is so much necessary.
So in this post, I’ll discuss in details about some must needed plugins to make your website more dynamic and user-friendly. Let’s go…
20 most useful free WordPress Plugins:
JetPacket is used to know the stats of a website and it has some prebuild features like related post showing, social sharing buttons, speed and backups facilities.
Akismet is very much popular to protect spam comment and unethical behavior in your website. To protect your blog/website from spammer Akismet is really nice to use and you can’t imagine how many web spammer is waiting for you.
3. SEO by YOAST
Website rank is very much dependable on SEO. Search Engine is the best source to make a reliable customer. SEO by Yoast can do all the things to improve your post more interactive and it can define your KeyWord density, article readability, link management and best title for SEO and Meta descriptions too.
SEO by Yoast is so helpful for search engine indexing and all kinds of google ranking factor. It’s the best SEO plugins I’ve ever used.
Alternative: Best alternative of SEO by Yoast is All in all SEO. It works as like SEO by Yoast.
4. Contact Form 7
Contact Form 7 is the best free plugins for form creation and it works really awesome to contact with your loyal visitor.
Contact Form 7 is very easy to use. When you active this in your WordPress website it’ll create an automatic form and you can use it in the post or page or anywhere in your website. Just copy the code from the plugins setting and all is done for a good-looking contact form. Oh yes! You can easily customize your contact form easily by increasing facilities.
5. Login Lockdown
For security reason, Login Lockdown works very fine as free plugins. When you use Login Lockdown and if any spy wants to recognize your password from the admin panel, Login Lock down will ban him for his lot of attempts.
By default, Login Lockdown will stop after 3 attempts in every 5 minute. Though you can customize it with your need too.
Sucuri is the best free security plugin for the wordpress and it can monitor your website all the time to prevent from malware or other attacks. Sucuri informs you by mail all the security issues daily.
Alternative: You can do the same work by Wordfence also.
7. Out Bound Link Manager
Outbound Link managing is so necessary for the perspectives of SEO. You should select outbound link as no follow (though you should keep some related link as do follow) and you can do this by this light plugin only.
8. WordPress backup to dropbox
For safety reason, you should keep backup of your website. If anyone hurts your site, you can restore your site as previous. So, do it daily or weekly. If not possible try to backup ones in a month at least by WordPress backupRedirectionx.
Redirection is a free plugin to redirect any post or page into others page or post. If you get any 404 or 302 error, you can redirect it by this plugin and it’s very good for SEO too.
10. MailChimp for WP
MailChimp for WP is a very much essential plugin for collecting mail address. You can increase your subscription of your blog too by this little plugin and it’s too much reliable by user.
11. W3 Total Cache
W3 Total is a fantastic plugin in the sense of your website loading time. When you visit any site or any visitor comes to your site, it connects with PHP and MySQL to load all the pages and it takes time to do the whole process. But if you have installed W3 Total Cache in our website and turned it on, it’ll show the visitor a cached page from your website. So, it’ll increase your website performance.
Do you use bit.ly or tinyurl.com? I think you do it to make short web URL. If you need to do this kind of work, Prettylink will do it in your dashboard and you can choose an option to maintain shortener similar to your website URL also.
OptionMonster is the best solution to build email subscriber. It works as Pop-ups, Footer bars, Floating headers, Sidebar forms, After post forms, Welcome gates, Scroll triggered boxes.
14. Click to Tweet
A good-looking Twitter Tweet button which can be added to your post or page. It can increase your site’s conversion and social sharing rate.
15. Floating Social Media Icon
Social media is a good source to increase your site's google page rank, Alexa rank and to reach with a reliable customer. Floating Social Media Icon in the starting point or ending point of your post can help you to increase your post social sharing. This plugin works very well for social sharing.
16. Disable Comments
If you want to disable comment section of your default WordPress post or page, you can use this plugin (Disable Comments).
17. Table of Contents
It’s like a summary in a table of your full post or contents. It gives a great look and summary of the post and most of the blogger are using it.
18. All in One Schema.org Rich Snippets
All in One Schema gives a short summary of the post with user feedback in star rating. It gives small juice in a search engine like google, yahoo or Bing.
19. Syntax Highlighter Evolved
If you run a blog to share programming knowledge. You need to show code in your website and Syntax Highlighter Evolved do it very easily with a great look.
20. Fancier Author Box
How do you end your post? It is good to give some details about you. It increases loyalty to communicate with the visitor. Fancier Author Box can create a good looking Author Box at the end of your post.
At last, I’ll tell, WordPress Plugins make your website more dynamic and professional. If you want to make your website more user-friendly too you have to use it. On the other hand, a lot of plugins can slow down your website. So, use plugins that are very necessary to fulfill your need and user satisfaction.
Thanks a lot.