There are 10 great and beneficial WordPress plugins we think you need on your site. From SEO to social media, plugins can give your WP site the extra push to stand out! Our recommendations come from years of experience and many WordPress sites we create. Plugins are a WordPress sites best friend. On this blog and other WordPress sites, you can find thousands of reviews but frankly you don’t need to overcrowd your site.
Just listen to us and take a peak at 10 great plugins that you need in order to improve your site today.
This is a fantastic plugin that boosts your search engine optimization on your site. This free SEO plugin analyzes your current SEO on posts and pages and then makes suggestions on how to improve it! In addition, it has the ability to create XML sitemaps, enable breadcrumbs, configure meta and link elements, and much more.
2. WP Touch
Enable your WordPress site to be viewable on popular mobile devices like the iPhone. This nifty plugin automatically transforms your site with Ajax loading articles and effects. In addition, readers have the option of switching between your normal site and your mobile enabled site.
3. Digg Digg
This plugin is used to create a social sharing plugin for all social media sites. It displays these buttons very attractively on your site so that your readers can share with their followers. The floating social bar is similar to the one Mashable.
Speed up your site by 10 times with this FREE plugin. This caching plugin improves server performance and provides transparent content delivery network (CDN) integration. Improve your conversion rate and user experience with this freemium plugin.
Install this plugin and it automatically detects broken links on your WordPress site. When the plugin detects a link that is broken, it will notify you via WP Dashboard or email. This might sound like a simple plugin, and it is, but it can benefit you greatly.
This plugin automatically backups your WordPress site including files and databases to Dropbox, which is a online storage service. You can set it to automatically backup daily and at certain periods of the day!
This is another social sharing plugin for WordPress. This has more in post options than Digg Digg and can benefit your site in a different way. You can pick and choose what social media sharing sites to display and add them at the top and/or bottom of your posts, pages and homepages.
This plugin “themes” your login and registration pages to match the look of your site by using a theme template. It also has a widget to display a login form on your sidebar!
This plugin, by Woo Themes, transforms your site into an ecommerce store. The professionally designed plugin, spits out sales reports & general store performance, integrates with payment solutions like Paypal, highly customizable and more!
10. User Role Editor
Easily edit WordPress user roles for your registered members. Add new roles and customize its capabilities with this free plugin. If you have multiple authors or registered members, you need this plugin.