Here in this article, I want to share the list of WordPress plugins I use in my blog with you. In previous blog I wrote Seven reasons on why WordPress is important. Therefore, WordPress is my only solution to build a blog because it has tons of plugins that help me manage my blog.
What is the list of WordPress plugins that been used?
Now, I want to list a group of WordPress plugins that I am using in Blogging River blog. I want to share this list to make it as a resource if I want to establish a new blog in future.
Miscellaneous WordPress Plugins
Jetpack is the first plugin in my check list to install. Therefore, I install this plugin right away when I establish a new blog. This plugin is consider as a multi purpose plugin and here the features of this plugin.
- Design Tools: Themes, customization tools, Lazy image loading, and Integration with the official WordPress mobile apps.
- Marketing Tools: Site stats and analytics, social sharing, SEO tools, and Paypal payment method.
- Security Tools: Anti spam in the comments, malware protection, Secure logins with optional two-factor authentication and so on.
Ad management plugin with many advanced advertising features to insert ads at optimal positions. With this plugin you can insert any type of ads anywhere in your blog. So, it supports all kinds of ads including Google AdSense ads, contextual Amazon Native Shopping Ads, Media.net ads and rotating banner ads.
This plugin comes with the default WordPress installation. Therefore, I activate it immediately after I configure my fresh blog. Moreover, it helped me to protect my blog from spam comments.
Yet anther contact form for WordPress and it is easy to use and manage. Simply, you can add a contact form by adding a short code to your contact page. In addition, you can manage the fields add some and remove the others.
SEO WordPress Plugins
All in one SEO for WordPress solution and it is been used for a lot of blogs. It has an amount of features that you can prepare your blog for the search engines. This plugin offers you the complete SEO tools that you need on your blog. You can optimize your pages and blog posts while you are writing your content.
Speeding up your blog is very important for better search engines results. I use this plugin to speed up my pages and save bandwidth.
It is easy and fast way to display related posts on your blog. With no coding required, just plug and play and that is it. Moreover, you can display related posts with several ways.
You do not want to loose your visitors because of 404 error page. So, you can by this plugin redirect the 404 error pages to the home page of your website. As a result, you will increase your chance for better search results in the future.
This is simple plugin that allows you to add the social sharing buttons with no coding. With this plugin, you can increase your social sharing chance and following.
These are my favourite WordPress plugins that I use in general. This is my list of WordPress plugins I use in my blog. So, please share with me your own list by commenting in this blog post.