ESSENTIAL wordpress PLUGIN AND TOOLS FOR A SUCCESSFUL BLOGGING EXPERIENCE

ESSENTIAL wordpress PLUGIN AND TOOLS FOR A SUCCESSFUL BLOGGING EXPERIENCE
November 9, 2019 26 Comments BLOGGING Shadrack biwot
  1. JETPACK :This is an essential wordpress plugin with security, performance and site management tools. It guards you against attacks and unauthorized log in. Basic protection is always free. It’s premium tools includes : downtime monitor, back up for your site, secure login with two factor authentication and an automated threat resolution.
  2. AKISMET : This is a spam fighting plugin for wordpress users from comments and contact form. It filters messages and trackbacks ,checks the submission against global database of spam thereby preventing your site from publishing malicious content.
  3. YOAST SEO : This is an essential wordpress plugin that helps you with your site’s optimization. It’s an easy to understand plugin for a personal blog or an Seo professional. It helps make your site search engine friendly it offers the most advanced XML sitemap functionality, full control of site’s bread crumbs, Seo analysis, readability analysis and snippet preview that shows how the post will look.
  4. SITE KIT BY GOOGLE : This is an easy way for wordpress users to use everything google has to offer to run a successful blog. With site kit, wordpress users can find a one stop solution to manage and get insights from Google tools to make their site successful. It shows metrics and insights from search console, analytics, Adsense and page insights.
  5. GOOGLE ANALYTICS : Monsterlights is the most popular google analytics plugin for wordpress. With just a few clicks, you can enable all google analytics tracking features. It comes with a dashboard that shows the analytics report for your site.
  6. W3 TOTAL CACHE : This plugin improves the Seo of your site by increasing your site’s performance, reducing load time thereby improving user experience for your site. This is to ensure your site grows and sustains the loads of traffic without crashing.
  7. SOCIAL SNAP : This is an essential wordpress plugin that gives you that opportunity to control how your site’s visitors share and view your content. It gives the power of social sharing with ease. No complicated set up is required with over 30 social sharing platforms to choose from giving visitors the opportunity to share to their favorite app.
  8. XML SITEMAP : This plugin helps search engines like google, bing and yahoo better index your website with a special XML sitemap. It automatically creates an XML sitemap that makes it easy for search engines to view, crawl and index.
  9. WP OPTIMIZE : It’s an important tool with compression techniques to convert large images to compressed files. It also cleans your database and caches your site.
  10. CONTACT FORM 7 : This plugin allows you to create and manage multiple contact forms, use reCapcha verification and ensure spammy submissions are filtered by Akismet.
  11. PRETTY LINKS : This is a perfect plugin for affiliate marketers who want to create short URLs in wordpress. It allows you to easily manage affiliate links making them short and memorable.
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  1. 1

    Vivian Chemtai

    Great article,I can now add some plugins I was missing.

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  2. 1

    Ra_k_

    So many great options I’d not thought of, thank you.

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    Katie + Kelly

    These are great recommendations! Going to look into them for sure!

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    Joanna

    I use very little plugins because they slow down the website. Another great plugin that I would recommend you hover is Really Simple SSL. I see you are having some issues with your SSL and this will fix them.

    Reply
  5. 1

    patientandkindlove

    Yoast is my new favourite as I had no idea about SEO. Thanks for the recommendations

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  6. 1

    The Crumby Vegan

    These will be super helpful when I start trying to develop my page – thank you so much! 💚

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      nuwanpathum

      Good job,
      nice article,

      Reply
  7. 1

    momelite2

    Great tips! I use most of these plugins already. I’ll give site kit a try.

    Reply
  8. 1

    LifeRiiImagined

    I LOVE Yoast. It makes SEO easy to understand.

    Reply
  9. 1

    Play2WinApps

    thanks for sharing these tips. will have to check them out

    Reply
  10. 1

    Kristin O'Ferrall

    Thanks for these plug in resources. While I am familiar or use many of these, I was not familiar with all such as Site Kit for Google or Contact Form 7. Will check these out.

    Reply
  11. 1

    amayszingblogs

    Great tips from you about blogging it helpful a lot especially to the newbie bloggers 🙂

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  12. 1

    itsasweetsweetworld

    I haven’t use any of these but they seem really helpful. Will check them out!

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  13. 1

    itsasweetsweetworld

    I haven’t tried any of these but they seem helpful. Will check them out!

    http://www.itsasweetsweetworld.com

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  14. 1

    ansh997x

    Thanks for your suggestions. I guess I’ll consider some of these.

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  15. 1

    serenarogers19

    Really informative post! I need me the Yoast plugin I think!

    Reply
  16. 1

    aisasami

    What an awesome list! I will have to use these in my own WordPress site!

    Reply
  17. 1

    Sanjota Purohit

    I use Jetpack & Yoast SEO from this list. They are the must!

    Reply
  18. 1

    Marjie Mare

    Although, I don’t use a lot of plugins, these are great recommendations! I am going to start looking into them.

    Reply
  19. 1

    myspiritualshenanigans

    Found some plugins I will read more about and add to my blog. Thanks for sharing!!

    Reply
  20. 1

    Trijit

    I use almost all the mentioned plug in except social snap. I would like to mention to add some plug in for push notification

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      Shadrack biwot

      Which one would you recommend I use for push notifications?

      Reply
  21. 1

    Rocio

    Great post. I am glad I read it. I have most of them for my blog but few that I am missing. This will help to improve its performance. Thanks for sharing
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  22. 1

    Bindu Thomas

    These are really great tools. I use quite some of them as part of my work.

    Reply
  23. 1

    hanifa yusliha

    a great information

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  24. 1

    hanifa yusliha

    It filters messages and trackbacks

    Reply

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