Akismet checks your comments against the
Akismet Web service to see if they look
like spam or not.
Not only does it protect your site like a firewall,
but it also offers WordPress login protection, and
comment spam protection.
Wordfence includes a firewall, anti-virus
scanning, malicious URL scanning and
a very fast caching engine.
WordPress SEO by Yoast plugin provides
better SEO options for more advanced
SEO experts. So, this will help boosting
the performance of small sites too.
W3 Total Cache WordPress plugin will
optimize your WordPress website/blog
by following Google page speed guidelines that will
make your website super-fast.
All in One SEO Pack WordPress
plugin provides more flexible SEO options in a
single all in one pack.
Shareaholic is an all-in-one content
amplification and monetization platform,
that includes related content recommendations,
promoted content, social sharing, following,
site monetization apps such as affiliate linking,
and social analytics.
It is a simple, high-performing social plugin that
keeps the speed up and load times down by not
modern look and you can customize the
appearance with social icons skin.
This plugin lets you integrate with more than
330 social platforms and bookmarking sites,
as well as email sharing.
ShareThis is one of the popular social media plugins
for WordPress that’s been
downloaded more than 1.5 million times.
You can add a contact form to any page or post,
add and reorder fields, customize your email notifications,
prevent spam comments, redirect links,
customize the form appearance, including the text for
the submit button.
WP Contact Form is a drop in form for
users to contact you.
Gravity Forms allow you to easily create
any type of form you can imagine.
It is used by over 1 million WordPress sites.
Simple, popular and flexible; Contact Form 7
has been downloaded nearly 16 million times by
WordPress website users.
It loads fast and it has a very intuitive interface.
For follow-up comments, it allows email notifications.
Your readers can log in and comment using their
social networking accounts like Facebook and
Twitter and it also offers support for
mobile devices and other blogging platforms.
Google Analytics plugin by WordPress
allows you to track your blog through
its tracking code which is fast and reliable.
It also allows automatic tracking of outbound
clicks and page views.
Display your blog’s stats graph plus your blog traffic,
social engagement and social influence directly in
your dashboard. See how you’re ranking on Alexa,
check out your Technorati authority, monitor your
ranking across multiple sites and much more.
Once you install this plugin you’ll wonder how you ever
managed to track your social media worth without it.
Jetpack is a WordPress plugin that supercharges
your self-hosted WordPress site with the awesome
cloud power of WordPress.com.
Google Analyticator, a plugin that displays
Google Analytics right into the dashboard.
Smooth slider adds smooth content and
image slideshow with customizable background
and slide intervals to any location of your blog.
Add beautiful image slider to your WordPress.
It provides awesome effects, fancy templates,
point and click wizard, pure CSS fallback and
so much more.
Meta Slider provides 4 slider options like Nivo slider,
Flex slider, Coin slider and Responsive slider.
This plugin allows you to easily backup your
WordPress blog and restore previously saved versions.
Simply choose a day, time and
how often you wish to perform your backup.
It’s then automatically send to your Dropbox!
With more than 2 Million downloads,
WP-DB-Backup is one of the most popular
WordPress backup plugins.
Setting up VaultPress and restoring from
backups is just a matter of clicks. With
some of their packages, they even offer security scans.
Especially designed for blogs, this calendar plugin
lets you zoom out and view the entire month
making it easy to see your schedule,
add post ideas, drafts and more.
When you write or edit a post, this plugin lets you
specify a future date to review the content.
You can set the scheduler to automatically
take an action you specify on that date,
including unstick a post, change the
post category, change the status to draft,
pending, or private, add or remove tags and
move the post to the trash.
It displays a message at the top of a single post published
x years ago or earlier, informing about content
that may be outdated.