Most useful wordpress plugins for any website


Recently I’ve been into foray of creating websites. Though I liked joomla for saving time I decided upon wordpress. In a couple of weeks I have come across many plugins which are very useful for any wordpress site hence am sharing them here. Please keep in mind though tht it depends on your hosting site whether you would be able to take full benefit of these plugins.
1. Akismet 
Fighting spam for you and free for personal use. It needs and API key which is easy to create and deploy into your site.

2. BackUpWordPress

Regularly backups your website so you free of worry about your site corruption.

3. bbPress

Very easy to create forums which looks native to your website.

4. Better WP Security

Tightens your website security though depends on your website hosting company not all options are enforcing.

5. CloudFlare

Free CDN for your site again your website hosting site support is needed to enable it.

6. Disqus Comment System

Professional looking commenting system for your site, has community and some other nice feature as well.

7. Facebook

Needless to say anything about this.

8. Google Analytics

Helps adding Google Analytics to your site in easy way.

9. Google XML Sitemaps

Generate site maps which are easy to be submitted in Google webmaster and bing.

10. Gravatar Favicon

An avataar system to be used for any site integrating nicely into wordpress.

11. gtrans

Makes it super easy to make your site translated on the fly to cater to a larger audience.

12. Jetpack by WordPress.com

Many useful options such as site stats, mobile themes, wordpress.com integration etc. Very useful.

13. Newsletter

As the name says handy newsletter creation.

14. PayPal Donations

Easy to use donation plugin to get support for your siite.

15. Scripts Gzip

Compress your scripts to fasten your website.

16. Sociable

Adds lots of social networking site sharing to your posts.

17. Ultimate TinyMCE

Ultimate editor to create posts if not wrong used by wordpress.com as well.

18. W3 Total Cache

Lot of caching options to make your website faster. Again depends on your website.

19. Wordfence Security

Integrates antivirus and firewall in your website.

20. WordPress Gzip Compression

Enable gzip compression to make your website load faster.

21. WordPress Importer

Import your posts from other worpress site.

22. WordPress Ping Optimizer

Save your site from being tagged as ping spammer.

23. WordPress SEO

Search engine optimization tools tightly integrated into your site.

24. WP-o-Matic

Automated posting into your website.

25. WP-Optimize

Optimize your database.

26. WP-PageNavi

A better menu navigation system.

27. WP Code Highlight

Highlight your code snippets into colorful coding.

28. WP Smush.it

High images are bottleneck into site performance make it faster with this plugin.

29. WPtouch

Make your website ready for touch screen based devices like iPhone etc.

30. Yet Another Related Posts Plugin

Automatically creates related posts entries for your posts.

31. BAW Post Views Count

Adds how many times a post has been viewed.

 

I’ve given very short intros of these plugins however you can click on links and see the details.

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