We all know that WordPress is the
I personally like WordPress as my blogging platform because of its flexibility and easy to use. Even for people who don’t have coding skill. There are thousands of free or paid Themes and plugins that you can add and install directly from the
In this post, I’m going to discuss the essential WordPress plugins for website blog that’s very useful for to optimize WordPress your site. For security and SEO.
A must have WordPress plugins to Install on Blog
Actually, I don’t install many plugins on my blog by the way. Plugins list you found in this list is the most important and essential only. For site owner, it is a must-have on their WordPress site. The recommendation list below is based on my personal experience so .. here they are.
Anti Spam Plugin
As a website owner, we will always deal with spam in the comment section. We all hate spam even spammer hate spam. So! to protect your site you need an anti-spam plugin. One of the
Generally, when someone adds a comment on your blog, Akismet will analyze if they look like spam or not and let you review it before you decide to approve or remove it. To use it you’ll need Akismet.com API Key. Don’t worry the key are free for personal blogs, but also available for
SEO (Search Engine Optimization)
You need your site to get rank high in Goole search result page right? so, you will need a plugin that can help you get better for your SEO effort.
There is a lot of SEO plugins out there. But here I only recommended two plugins that I use myself on my own sites.
Here they are;
Install only one of them, both are great and you can choose to use it as a Free or Pro/Premium version. I use YOAST SEO for this blog.
This is really important plugins for your website get properly indexed by Google and other search engines.
I’ve posted an article about how to make a website get indexed by Google, Yahoo,
If you are using Yoast SEO, the plugin will automatically generate a sitemap for your website. So you don’t need another Sitemap plugin.
Peoples love a super fast loading website they visit, so here
These plugins will improve the user experience of your site by increasing your website speed performance. By reducing download times via features like content delivery network (CDN) integration etc.
Image Optimization Plugin
What ShortPixel and Smush Image Compression and Optimization plugins do is improves your website performance by reducing the image size. So it can load faster.
If a visitor land on our blog and interesting with one of your post and want to share it with their friends on Facebook, Twitter, and other social media. Then you need to provide them a tool for them for sharing your content with their friends.
There are so many social sharing button plugins you can search and add directly from WordPress admin panel, this is Social Plugins that I recommend.
Sumo This plugin also very useful for collecting email list for your marketing efforts.
Conclusion (and another optional plugins)
There is a lot of other plugins created by awesome WordPress developers that maybe you need besides the list I’ve writte above. All kind of plugins on the list above is the most essential and a must have for website optimization based on my personal experience.
So if you guys have a
Okay! I think that
Happy blogging 🙂