WordPress is a powerful CMS (Content Management System) platform. It is so flexible that to make the life easier they’ve developed based as a plugins system. With the use of the plugins, you can use or remove the certain function from your blog or website immediately as per your wish. There are tons of plugins available for WordPress but today I am going to share the list of 10 must-have Plugins For Your Blog WordPress users.
Here is the list of Top 10 Must Have Plugins For Your Blog
# 1. Seo Yoast
Keywords and Meta tag is the most important feature that every blog should have in order rank in the Google. SEO Yoast helps you to add keywords and Meta tags to your blog posts. It also analyzes the if the keywords are matching in the post, title and URL. If it doesn’t find the keyword matching then it indicated in red. So it’s so handy for even a new user. This plugin can be downloaded for free from WordPress so we picked it as a must-have plugin in our list. You may also need to take care of variance tv error while using this plugin.
Today there are tons of good and bad websites too. If you will just even a new blog you will start receiving the comments in your post. These comments are not sent by a human but the spam sites. They will comment in your blog post with a backlink to their websites. So Akismet is a plugin that helps you to get rid of such types of spam comments in your blog that’s the reason we picked it as a must-have plugin in our list.
#3. Digg Digg
Social networking can be a powerful traffic source for your blog. So Digg Digg is a powerful and nice looking share bar that displays on the side of your blogging post. This floating bar makes your post page more attractive and easy for your user to share in social media like Facebook, twitter, Pinterest and many more which helps you to generate some extra traffic so we picked it as a must-have plugin in our list.
#4. Contact form 7
Users may want to contact you for some help or get more useful information and advice from you. So contact form 7 is a free plugin that helps users to send a message to you personally. It is easy to use a simple and nice looking plugin so we picked it as a must-have plugin on our list.
#5. Discuss comment
Comments are the most important feature of the blog. You can be in touch with your readers with the help of comment feature. You can know the feelings of your audience and get the new topics for your blog through their problems posted in a comment. Discuss is a powerful plugin to interact with your readers regarding your blog post that’s the reason we picked it as a must-have plugin on our list.
#6. Related posts
Related post is a plugin to show the related post at the bottom of your post. It is very good practice to keep the related posts. Users can get the related topics right after they finish reading your post. They don’t need to go to the navigation bar and search again. So we picked it as a must-have plugin on our list.
#7. Back up WordPress
Your data is the most valuable thing for you. You spent lots of time and money to create your blog and in the future, if any problems occur and you lose your data, think what happens? So data of your website is the key thing for you so you need to be careful from the beginning. Backup WordPress is a wonderful plugin to keep your data safe that’s the reason we picked it as a must-have plugin in our list.
#8. Google Analytics for WordPress
Everybody knows that Google is the most powerful site of the current time. So it’s always better to take care since from the beginning to make your blog Google friendly. Google analytics is a plugin that you can monitor your Google analytics from your WordPress dashboard itself so you can save your valuable time after all time is money that the reason so we picked it as a must-have plugin in our list.
#9. Google XML Sitemaps
In order to make your site SEO and Google friendly, you need to create a sitemap of your blog. Sitemap helps Google crawler to find all the information about your blogs easily. More it is easier to find the data of your blog more there is a chance of good ranking so we picked it as a must-have plugin in our list.
#10. Total Cache
Site speed is something that we take very seriously. In order to make sure that your blog scales and sustain huge loads of traffic without crashing, W3 Total Cache plugin is used. It also helps you to integrate with MaxCDN. W3 Total Cache plugin is used on sites like Mashable, Matt Cut’s blog, CSS-Tricks etc.
It offers caching abilities like Page Cache, Database Cache, Browser Cache, Object Cache etc so we picked it as a must-have plugin in our list.