WordPress is the Best Known Blogging Platform. It comes with more security and many other features as compared to other blogging platforms. It has many incomparable features but the main feature it comes with when compared with other Blogging Platforms is its Plugins which make it is easy for Bloggers to customize their blog(s) the way they want. But Unfortunately you cannot install all the Plugins because they slow down your blog. So , its better to install as minimum plugins you can. You may use codes at the place of Plugins to keep your Blog Fast. WordPress has thousands of Plugins different for different Task , some of them are very useful and even some of Them are Waste. We searched in wordpress Directory and find that there are some plugins that must have installed on your WordPress Website. At Final we found 10 Plugins that must be installed on your WordPress Website.
10 Must have WordPress Plugins For WordPress Website
Akismet helps you a lot to reduce spam and Fight Against Spam. This is the #1 Must Installed WordPress Plugin For Your Blog. You need to sign up and then get a ’akismet key’ to Activate Akismet. You can Sign Up for Akismet on the official Akismet Registeration Page.
- All in one SEO Pack
All in one SEO Pack optimize your website automatically for Search Engines SEO (Search Engine Optimization). It Allows you to add Title, Meta Tags, Meta Description that will make your post SEO friendly.
- SEO Friendly Images
This Plugin automatically updates all images with proper ALT and TITLE attributes for SEO purposes. If your images do not have ALT and TITLE already set, SEO Friendly Images will add them according to the options you set.
- Google XML Sitemaps
This Plugin is widely used to generate sitempal for your website that will help search engines like Google , Yahoo , Bing etc. to optimize and index your site quickly and in a proper way for SEO (Search Engine Optimization). With This Plugin You can easily create a sitemp for your website and submit it to Google , Yahoo , Bing and other search Engines.
- WP-DB Backup Plugin
This plugin helps you to easily backup your WordPress database and Files and secure your wordpress website. This plugin is very useful and it also allows you to backup other tables in same Database.
- W3 Total Cache
W3 Total Cache Plugin improves your website Performance and user experience via caching: Browser , Page , Object , Database , minify, content delivery network (CDN) support and speed up your website. This also increase your website’s speed and reduces Loading Time.
- WP Minify
WP Minify grabs JS/CSS files in your generated WordPress page and passes that list to the Minify engine. The Minify engine then returns a consolidated, minified, and compressed script or style for WP Minify to reference in the WordPress header. This is also a must have WordPress Plugin.
Install is a very useful plugin that allows you to quickly insert Links , Images , Videos , Maps in your posts or pages. You should use this to reduce time when Writing Your Blog Post. It is also useful for wordpress newbies which do not have much knowledge about wordpress features and functions.
Sharebar is a Plugin that adds a beautiful and fully editable vertical Box to the left of your Posts that contain links/buttons to popular social networking websites that helps you in increasing your social traffic.
Wptouch is a plugin that helps you to customize the mobile friendly version of your website for your Mobile Readers. It automatically transforms your WordPress website into an application-like theme, complete with ajax loading articles and effects when viewed from the most popular mobile web browsing devices like the iPhone, iPod touch, Android mobile devices, Palm Pre/Pixi and BlackBerry OS6 mobile devices.
Please Note: This article is imported from previous blog, some of the information above might be outdated and not relevant at this time after few years. So please choose plugins for your wordpress website accordingly, keeping in mind the compatibility factor with latest wordpress versions.