Are you ready to take your website to the next level in 2019? Since there are over 54,000 WordPress plugins to choose from, it can become a daunting task trying to figure out which one will best suit a particular need. Everything from website speed, SEO, image optimization to backing up your website, there are so many options. We all know that with the right set of tools, you can grow your online business much more effectively. So, we’ve compiled a list of some of our most-used WordPess plugins for you. We hope you find this list useful.
1. Yoast SEO
Since WordPress is well-coded, it’s naturally a SEO friendly CMS platform. In steps Yoast. It takes your organic optimization to the next level. It quickly shows you where you can improve page titles, meta description as well as content optimization based on a selected keyword phrase. And this is only the tip of the iceberg. We can’t recommend this plug-in enough and use it for every website we develop.
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2. Gravity Forms
Build website forms quickly and easily with one of the most feature rich form plugins available. It’s highly customizable and has over 30 ready-to-use form fields. The form builder has a drag and drop user interface making it ideal for those with little hand coding experience. In addition to being such a flexible form, it also integrates with other useful plug-ins like MailChimp, PayPal and more!
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3. Updraft Plus
UpdraftPlus is the most popular backup plugin for WordPress. You can set up automatically backup and safely store it your own server or remotely via Google Drive, S3, FTP and more. It’s also really easy to restore your website. Simply select or import the backup and click restore. It’s that easy. The base plugin is free and they have a premium version with extra features and priority support.
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MonsterInsights is an excellent Google Analytics plugin for WordPress and is used by over 2 million websites. It allows you to connect your website with Google Analytics so you can view analytical data right within WordPress. You can then optimize your website accordingly to increase your traffic and revenue or improve conversions.
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5. Woo Commerce
WooCommerce is a US based company and is the one of the most popular ecommerce platforms. It powers over 30% of all online stores. You have access to hundreds of free and paid extensions to meet a wide range of logistical, statistical and technical requirements.
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Instantly improve your visitors search experience. It adds indexing of PDF’s, allows you to exclude results, integrates with Woocommerce for easy product searching and so much more.
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7. WP Fastest Cache
Combines and minifies HTML, CSS, JS and provides browser caching for desktop and mobile.
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8. WP Smush
A great plug-in for image compression. You can optimize and resize every image in any directory on your website to save disk space …. automatically with the push of a button.
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9. Simple History
Simple History shows any changes recently made in WordPress. The plugin works as a log of the events that occur in WordPress. This is a great way to keep track of “who did what” changes to the website.
We hope you found this list useful. If you need help with web design or internet marketing, feel free to contact us.