WordPress is currently the most popular CMS in use on the Internet and one of the most prominent feature of wordpress is its plugin architecture which allows developers to extend it’s functionality to do almost anything you can imagine.There are more than 18000 WordPress plugins with purpose ranging from Seo to adding widget.
WordPress plugins are only applicable to self-hosted blogs and websites that are using wordpress.org software.Below I have mentioned 7 most important WordPress plugins that may be very useful especially for you as a newbie blogger.
7 Most Important WordPress Plugins For Newbie Blogger.
1.All in one SEO Pack
All in one Seo pack is the most important plugin for the new bloggers. It automatically generates Meta tags, optimizes your titles for search engines and also allows you to generate custom titles for all of your pages as well as the description and keywords. It helps us in dealing with Canonical issues and also helps us to identify and ditch duplicate content. As a newbie, you don’t even have to look at the options, it works out-of-the-box. Just install and it will automatically Optimizes your WordPress blog for Search Engines (Search Engine Optimization).
This plugin creates a special XML sitemapfor your blog which will help search engines like Google, Bing and yahoo to index your blog content. With this plugin, you don’t have to spend your time in sending your xml sitemap to various search engines. It automatically notifies all major search engines every time you create a new post.
This little plugin (comes with wordpress installation) prevents you from unwanted comments. It is one of the best blog protection plugin.Akismet checks your comments against the Akismet web service to see if they look like spam or not and it also stops spam comments and delete them from your blog.
This plugin allows you to optimize database, repair database, backup database, restore database, delete backup database, drop/empty tables and run selected queries. This plugin is very important in cases like server error or someone hacked your blog.It also can be used to backup the server related information for your account.
5.W3 Total Cache
This plugin helps you to increase site performance and user experience via caching: browser, page, database and content delivery network support.It also perform many functions like improves site performance by 10x,Improves web server performance and reduces page load time.W3 Total Cache plugin is very important and every new blogger must have this plugin.
6.Google Analytics for WordPress
This plugin allows you to easily track your blog by using lots of Meta data: total visits, unique visitors, where they came from, what page they looked at, what search terms they used, page views etc.
7.Contact Form 7
With this plugin you can add contact form to your blog. You just have to install and add your email address into it. Contact Form 7 also supports Ajax-powered submitting CAPTCHA, Akismet spam filtering
Those are the 7 most important WordPress plugins for newbie blogger.There are many other plugins which i haven’t mentioned here but these 7 WordPress plugins will surely help you .SO, Which plugin did you like the most?