Today I am going to share with you the most awesome plugins you should be using for yourWordPress blog.
Awesome SEO Plugins
All in One SEO Pack
If you don’t know a lot about search engine optimization, this plugin will do everything for you.You just need to activate it because you don’t have to be a tech to do it. As an expert user, you can add your tweaks, but if you’re a beginner, you can just use the default options.
WordPress SEO by Yoast
I am actually using this plugin. It is simply amazing and it is doing a great job. I like the preview snippet because while you are editing your article, it shows you how it will look in search engines.
Awesome Utilities Plugins
Akismet Comment Spam Killer
This plugin is highly recommended because it protects your blog from spammers. These days, there are a lot of automated tools to spam blogs with comments to gain backlinks. It comes withWordPress preinstalled. You just need to activate it.
WordPress Database Backup
You should always have a backup of your database, just in case something messes up, so you don’t lose everything. It doesn’t back up your theme or images, but it is still good to have a backup. It gives you the option to download the backup or email it to an address you choose.
Google XML Sitemaps
It will help the search engine to index your pages and articles. Simply, each time you update your blog, it will generate an XML sitemap and inform the search engine that you had made a change or you posted something new.
Fast Secure Contact Form
It is really important to have a way for your readers to reach you. This plugin builds a contact form for your blog and it is easy to customize. It comes with spam protection, either with askimet or a captcha.
Awesome Social Media Sharing Plugins
I would recommend this plugin because it makes it easy for your readers to share your content through the different social media websites. It simply helps you to integrate social media buttons to your posts or pages. It can be floating or fixed. It is an amazing plugin.
Awesome optimization Plugins
W3 Total Cache
WP Database Optimizer
All bloggers should use this plugin because it optimizes your database on a schedule. It removes all useless data from your database and make you blog load faster.
Awesome Security Plugins
It enforces users to choose a strong password and let you monitor login attempts. If there is many failed login attempts, it will block the IP of that user or visitor.
WP Security Scan
You can use it to scan your WordPress installation for vulnerabilities.
I hope I helped everyone today by sharing the most important WordPress plugins that you should be using. I will be adding more after running tests on some other plugins.If you have an awesome plugin to share with us, just leave a comment with the plugin name and we will check it.