Many people know ‘WordPress’ as just a blogging tool, but it can also be used as a strong CMS (Content Management System) that has the ability to build impressive websites. WordPress provides a very straight-forward and user-friendly approach to web-building, by utilizing its blogging engine with other elements. Here is our top 10 picks of WordPress plug-ins.
SEO Internal Links
SEO Internal Links Plugin
Giving your readers a chance to help promote the content on your website for you through social media is a great concept. This is what Digg Digg does. Digg Digg provides a very handy toolbar that has share and like buttons for social networks such as Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Digg and more.
Digg Digg Plugin
The Jigoshop plug-in is very useful for e-commerce if you do not want to use shopping cart software when building your website. It can be used to manage an inventory of items, group items together and offer item options or products while maintaining a professional and user-friendly look.
WordPress Backup to Dropbox
The WordPress Backup to Dropbox plug-in allows you to backup data on Dropbox Servers. It’s as easy as simply choosing a date, time and how often for the backup to be performed.
WordPress Backup to Dropbox Plugin
Akismet is a very useful plug-in to protect your website against spam. It checks your comments against its web service and lets you review in your admin screen. The API-key is free for personal websites. Business and Commercial websites require a paid subscription.
WP Super Cache
WP Super Cache reduces the traffic on your website by serving guests and users that have not left a comment on your website, a static HTML version of your webpage to reduce the load.
WP Super Cache Plugin
Google Analytics for WordPress
Google Analytics for WordPress allows you to track & analyze the visitors to your website.
Google Analytics for WordPress Plugin
Contact Form 7
Contact Form 7 takes a step in helping to reduce spam e-mails while interacting with your website’s users. It provides a platform to customize and manage many forms which helps to influence the reader to contact in an organized manner.
Contact Form 7 Plugin
This plug-in takes the hassle out of setting up a Facebook comments system to your website.
Facebook Comments Plugin
WordPress SEO by Yoast
WordPress SEO assists in providing better content by recommending you to choose a focus word while writing articles, and forces you to use the focus word everywhere. It also reminds you to enable permalinks, and it optimizes and inserts metatags that attracts search engines.
WordPress SEO by Yoast Plugin