Top 10 Best Free Recommended WordPress Plugins

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Around the World, 75% of bloggers are using WordPress site for blogging and Many bloggers are searching for Best Recommended WordPress Plugins. It’s not recommended that you need to use best plugins always. You can search for any similar plugins that you love. I loved following plugins and I’m using them from 2016.

Top 10 WordPress recommended Plugins.

1) Contact Form 7

 

Contact Form 7
Contact Form 7
  • Contact form 7 is one of the best my WordPress plugin and we are using on each website.
  • We always recommend to our client for their any WordPress site.
  • Contact form 7 plugin is a very simple plugin for creating different types of the contact form. Contact forms are generating shortcode which is easily placed in any editor or widgets.
  • With the Contact form 7, you can create unlimited contact forms and can use within a website.
  • It’s a free and most popular WordPress Plugin.
  • It has many add-ons and hooks to make it more useful. In the next blog post, I will be explained on Contact Form 7’s Add-Ons.
  • You can see our contact page, which is from Contact form 7. We have not added any additional CSS to it. It easily providing the fields that we need. Emails settings are easy to understand and to use.
  • You can easily add Google Captcha on each form.

2) Smush Image Compression and Optimization [ Smush It ]

 

Smush IT
Smush IT

 

  • This is another best free and papular plugin, use to image compression and optimization when we upload images.
  • As a blogger, we need to upload many images on the blog. If they are heavy then a page will get time to load and then the user will be frustrated.
  • You can set a max width and height to compress the images. It will automatically Resize, Compress, optimized when you upload the image.

You can resize the image from the online website.

  1. Compress Png
  2. Compress Jpeg
  3. Tiny Png

See Also:

 

 

3) Yoast SEO

 

Yoast SEO
Yoast SEO

 

  • If you are a blogger then you must be loved it. Yes, Yoast is one of the best popular SEO WordPress Plugin.
  • SEO plays an important role. if your site has high-quality SEO then your site will be easily visible on Google Search Result Pages [SERP].
  • Yoast has predefine functionality to get the auto title, meta description.
  • Creating  XML Sitemaps.
  • Allow creating site breadcrumbs.
  • Easily create canonical URLs to avoid duplicate content.

See Also: Best WordPress SEO Plugins for Ranking

4) Jetpack by WordPress.com

 

JetPack Pluin
JetPack Plugin

 

  • Jetpack is Provided by WordPress.com. You need to create an account on WordPress.com site and have to integrate your site.
  • It is useful for design, monitoring, Site stats, and analytics.
  • Its also creating SEO tools for Google, Bing, Twitter, Facebook, and WordPress.com.
  • You can use Jetpack as auto publisher on the social media.
  • Providing Brute force attack protection, spam filtering, and downtime monitoring.
  • Normal images are loading easily with Lazy image load functionality to make a faster mobile experience.
  • WordPress.com is providing official WordPress mobile apps where you can access most of the services provided by them.

 

5) W3 Total Cache

 

W3 Total Cache
W3 Total Cache

 

  • W3 Total Cache, Name itself tell us it’s working.
  • It’s a cache plugin which is used to increase website performance and to reducing download times.
  • It’s support Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP).
  • Caching of search results pages in memory or on disk.
  • Caching of  CSS and JavaScript in memory, on disk or on CDN whatever you want.
  • Support to Secure Socket Layer (SSL).
  • Caching of pages and posts in memory or on disk or on CDN.
  • Caching of the database, Object, fragments and much more.
  • Minification of posts, pages, inline CSS, inline javascript, and feeds etc.

See Also: How to Increase WordPress Website Performance & Optimization

 

6) MailChimp for WordPress

 

MailChimp for WordPress
MailChimp for WordPress

 

  • MailChimp for WordPress is a Newsletter plugin where the user can subscribe to your MailChimp List.
  • If you are a blogger and wants many subscribers then this is a useful plugin.
  • This allows only one account and one list from MailChimp account.
  • If you want to use multiple forms with multiple lists then you can use the contact for 7 and its MailChimp add-on.

There are few more MailChimp addons:

See Our MailChimp newsletter.

 

 

7)  Akismet Anti-Spam

 

Akismet Anti-Spam
Akismet Anti-Spam
  • Akismet is working like as a Security Plugin.
  • Akismet checks your comments and contact form’s submissions against of spam to prevent from publishing malicious content.
  • it will automatically check all comments and filters out the ones that look like spam.
  • you can see on the dashboard how many comments are blocked.

 

8) Toolset Types – Custom Post Types, Custom Fields, and Taxonomies

 

Toolset Types – Custom Post Types, Custom Fields and Taxonomies
Toolset Types – Custom Post Types, Custom Fields and Taxonomies

 

  • Toolset Type is a WordPress free plugin to create a custom Post, Custom fields,  and Taxonomies.
    • Single-line text
    • Multi-line text
    • WYSIWYG (WordPress Visual Editor)
    • Checkbox
    • Multi-value Checkboxes
    • Radio group
    • Drop-down Select
    • File upload
    • Image (Types includes a robust image-resize and caching engine)
    • Date (includes a JS date-picker)
    • Email
    • Number
    • Phone
    • Skype
    • URL
    • Audio
    • Video
    • Embedded media
    • Colorpicker
    • Post reference
    • Types Plugin supporting various custom fields.

 

9) ThirstyAffiliates Affiliate Link Manager

 

ThirstyAffiliates Affiliate Link Manager
ThirstyAffiliates Affiliate Link Manager

 

  • Thirsty Affiliates is plugin who is adding your affiliate links with another name.
  • If you want to earn from your blog then you need to register as an affiliate of Affiliate Programs.
  • In your blog post, you can add your affiliate link with Thirsty Affiliates plugin.

See Also: How I Make Money from Hosting Affiliate Program.

 

 

10)  Sucuri Security – Auditing, Malware Scanner and Security Hardening

 

Sucuri Security – Auditing, Malware Scanner and Security Hardening
Sucuri Security – Auditing, Malware Scanner and Security Hardening

 

  • Sucuri Security is one of the best security plugins which protects your website from Malware script and hackers.
  • This Plugin provides,
    • Security Activity Auditing
    • File Integrity Monitoring
    • Remote Malware Scanning
    • Blacklist Monitoring
    • Effective Security Hardening
    • Post-Hack Security Actions
    • Security Notifications
    • Website Firewall (premium)

See Also: Best WordPress Security Plugins

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