Here is the Top 15 Recommended Plugins that ever one must have to run website smooth and safe. Plugins are the tools for extent the functionality of WordPress and there are number of them with different uses among them these 15 recommended Plugins is general required for all.
Yoast Plugin is top most among list of recommended plugins due to its top reviews and it offers on page optimization, xml sitemaps generation, google snippet and much more.
Primary it will analysis the page for instance, if you have images in your post and whether they have an alt tag or not containing the focus keyword for that post.
It also checks whether your posts are long enough, whether you have written a meta description and content corrections with number of internal links and external links.
Yoast will generate a most advanced xml sitemaps which is need to Google for correctly showing the content and there also help in Breadcrumb navigation for both users and search engines. Not only that it allow RSS optimization and help in editing ROBOTS.TXT files also.
Jetpack will strand as second in list of recommended Plugins its offer many services in fact all needed for WordPress it available for free and its premium version have more features
Traffic is the lifeline of any website. Jetpack includes site stats analytic and automatic sharing on social media and Related posts. It also provide security, backup and provide speed to upload images.
MonsterInsights will allow us to connect with WordPress website with Google Analytics, so that we can see from where the and how visitors find and use your website, so you can keep them coming back.
MonsterInsights makes analytics easy. You can see your site’s performance at a glance with our Google Analytics Dashboard right inside your WordPress admin area.
With Google Analytics, we can find out about traffic spikes or potential problems. We can get real time stats, so that you can unlock the maximum potential revenue for each customer.
This plugin is important among other recommended plugins because it provide 30 ways of security and prevent the Unauthorized entry and by getting hacked although many other security plugins in market this provide more options and safety.
It will going to fix the holes to prevent the venerability of admin and strengthen the user credentials and its pro version will add many more features to this.
Mailchimp is a Email Service to make a Subscribing list of visitor those visiting on our websites. It will provide facility to create good looking opt-in forms or integrate with any other forms like Rainmaker on your site, like your comment, contact or checkout form.
With it you can create a Campaign and you can set Autoresponder to send emails on your behalf on particular time intervals and its free up to 2000 list so good for beginners.
They also provide templates to set a campaign with good layout and integrate with many other plugins which give a neat opt-in forms and contact forms.
Contact Form 7 will allow you to create a Contact form page to get in touch with your visitors with simple settings. This plugin also supports Ajax-powered submitting, CAPTCHA, Akismet spam filtering and so on.
The Speed is important factor for your website SEO so this plugin will remove the cache and allow your website to load fast in less that 4 sec so that your visitor will not move to another website.
The only web host agnostic WordPress Performance Optimization (WPO) framework recommended by countless web developers and web hosts.
Akismet will checks your comments and contact form submissions against our global database of spam to prevent your site from publishing malicious content.
For this you need a API keys that can be get free by submitting details and stay free from spam king of thing.
WooCommerce is a free eCommerce plugin and useful for selling your products among recommended plugins that allows you to built the integration with WordPress, WooCommerce is the world’s favorite eCommerce solution that gives for both store owners and developers a complete control.
It allow to add physical and digital products on your website to sell and make payment by PayPal or other means and customize the store very beautifully to carry business online.
Beside this above Top 10 recommended plugins there are other 5 useful plugin are available to make work easy and attractive they are as follows check them for building your blog as well.
Elementor Page Builder: This might not support for all free themes but advisable to use supporting theme for make use of this plugin to create a beautiful sections just by drag and drop ways. I use this plugin to build all my pages. It allow me to add designed templates which are freely available.
Addition of Buttons with download links, Images and video can be easily done by using it at any part of page or post.
Popups, Welcome Bar, Optins and Lead Generation Plugin – Icegram: As a name says it help in a popup design, opt-ins from designing and also give option to add action bars and messages at the bottom over all it is a great tool.
Floating Social Bar: They are light weight plugins arrange horizontally to share on social media which will increase traffic flow and you site visibility.
Duplicator – WordPress Migration Plugin: This plugin will allow to backup the content on your site and prevent your work get loosed by any problem and Help in migration of data to other location.