10 Must Have WordPress Plugins Every WordPress Blog Should Have

When you choose WordPress as your publishing platform, you probably have already used Few WordPress plugins which can help make the development and design of sites easier and more fun. I am Currently using 36 plugins on this website , here are 10 of my  plugins that I believe are Must Have WordPress Plugins and should be installed on every WordPress blog.

10 Must Have WordPress Plugins Every WordPress Blog Should Have

1. Akismet

This one comes default in many WordPress installations probably because it’s value is unmatched. Put simply it’s the one-stop spam-stop shop. It does a great job at eliminating spammy comments and helps keep your blog squeaky clean so you don’t ever have to worry about spam again.

2. All in One SEO Pack

What good is blogging if nobody can find your work. This handy plugin is the most complete SEO plugin available. Among other things, it generates META tags automatically, creates searchengine friendly URLS and assists in highly customizable SEO campaigns.

4. DNUI (Delete not used images)

DNUI will help you to identify all image not used in your wordpress post and page, and give you the option to delete them, this will delete the image from the server and update the database so that the image is no longer shown when making a post, because the problem of wordpress is, if you upload one image, wordpress can make 4 image from the same file, so this plugin help you to identify all them and delete the image what you want.

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4. Google XML Sitemaps

Another handy tool to assist in searchengine optimization. This plugin creates a custom XML sitemap of your site and submits it automatically to search engines. This allows for the search engine crawlers easier access to your content which means more visibility on the valuable Google search results pages.

5. Tweetily

Tweetily will periodically tweet a random post or page automatically to promote your content and drive traffic to your Web site! You set the time, number of tweets, and just let Tweetily do the rest!

6. WP-DB-Backup

Backup is essential for any and all websites. This plugin makes backing up your WordPress quick and easy. You can setup routine backups and have them emailed to yourself for safe-keeping. If you’re not using this or a similar backup solution, you’re asking for trouble.

7. WordPress Popular Posts

This simple plugin installs a widget that can be placed on your sidebar or other widget-ready area to display the most popular posts on your blog. Use this is a means of keeping readers on your site and interested in what’s popular.

8. WP-PageNavi

Simply adds a more advanced and elegant page solution for your blog. Make your page numbers attractive with this minimal plugin.

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9. WP Google Analytics

If you’re like me, you can become quickly obsessed with tracking analytics and statistics on your blog. This plugin allows you to quickly and easily integrate Google Analytics, a free and useful tool for tracking your visitors, within your WordPress template.

10. Yet Another Related Posts Plugin

When a reader reaches the bottom of the article, help retain their clicks by providing other articles on similar topics. This plugin presents all related posts based on a very useful and adaptable algorithm that works great out of the box.

There can be different must have wordpress plugins depending upon type of blog,  If you have any on your mind please share it  in the comment below..


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