Top Must have Plugins for your WordPress

Last updated on November 21st, 2011 at 11:31 am

Top must have Plugins for your WordPress

This is the collections that I use for all of my WordPress sites. You can try them to your WordPress to optimize most of the things.

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Version 2.5.3 | By Automattic | Visit plugin site
Used by millions, Akismet is quite possibly the best way in the world to protect your blog from comment and trackback spam. It keeps your site protected from spam even while you sleep.

Executable PHP widget

Version 2.1 | By Otto | Visit plugin site
Like the Text widget, but it will take PHP code as well. Heavily derived from the Text widget code in WordPress.

Faster Image Insert

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Version 2.2.0 | By David Frank | Visit plugin site
Fully integrates media manager into editing interface, avoid having to reload it separately in thickbox pop-up; comes with enhanced features, suitable for precise image control.

Google XML Sitemaps

Version 3.2.6 | By Arne Brachhold | Visit plugin site
This plugin will generate a special XML sitemap which will help search engines like Google, Yahoo, Bing and Ask.com to better index your blog.

Jetpack by WordPress.com

Version 1.2.1 | By Automattic | Visit plugin site
Bring the power of the WordPress.com cloud to your self-hosted WordPress. Jetpack enables you to connect your blog to a WordPress.com account to use the powerful features normally only available to WordPress.com users.

Related Posts Thumbnails

Version 1.3.1 | By Maria Shaldybina | Visit plugin site
Showing related posts thumbnails under the post.

SEO SearchTerms Tagging 2

Version 1.53 | By Purwedi Kurniawan | Visit plugin site
Multiply blog traffic by strengthening on page SEO, increasing the number of indexed pages, auto convert search terms into post tags, and more.

SEO Ultimate

Version 6.9.7 | By SEO Design Solutions | Visit plugin site
This all-in-one SEO plugin gives you control over title tags, noindex/nofollow, meta tags, rich snippets, slugs, canonical tags, autolinks, 404 errors, rich snippets, and more.

Active Modules: 404 Monitor | Canonicalizer | Code Inserter | Competition Researcher | Deeplink Juggernaut | File Editor | Internal Relevance Researcher | Link Mask Generator | Linkbox Inserter | Meta Description Editor | Meta Keywords Editor | Meta Robot Tags Editor | Miscellaneous | Module Manager | More Link Customizer | Nofollow Manager | Permalink Tweaker | Plugin Settings | Rich Snippet Creator | SEO Ultimate Widgets | Settings Monitor (Beta) | Sharing Facilitator | Title Tag Rewriter | Webmaster Verification Assistant | Whitepapers

Simple Yearly Archive

Version 1.2.5 | By Oliver Schlöbe | Visit plugin site
A simple, clean yearly list of your archives.

Strictly Auto Tags

Version 2.6 | By Rob Reid | Visit plugin site
This plugin automatically detects tags to place against posts using existing tags as well as a simple formula that detects common tag formats such as Acronyms, names and countries. Whereas other smart tag plugins only detect a single occurance of a tag within a post this plugin will search for the most used tags within the content so that only the most relevant tags get added.


Version 2.0.4 | By Steve Atty | Visit plugin site
Provides integration between your blog and your Facebook account.

WP to Twitter

Version 2.3.10 | By Joseph Dolson | Visit plugin site
Posts a Twitter status update when you update your WordPress blog or post to your blogroll, using your chosen URL shortening service. Rich in features for customizing and promoting your Tweets.


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