By Akhter on April 18, 2013

15 Highly Popular WordPress Plugins

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WordPress is the first thing that comes to our mind when we think of blogging. It is the most preferred platform of the bloggers for blogging and around 8.5% websites on the web are powered by WordPress. This means several millions websites are built on WordPress platform.

For today’s collection, we are presenting 15 highly popular and most preferred WordPress plugins. These popular WordPress plugins will add value to your WordPress blog or website. Here is the full list. Enjoy everyone and choose which plugin you will use for your website or blog. Enjoy!

Akismet

Akismet checks your comments against the Akismet web service to see if they look like spam or not.

Google Sitemap Generator

This plugin will generate a special XML sitemap which will help search engines to better index your blog.

All in One SEO Pack

WordPress SEO plugin to automatically optimize your WordPress blog for Search Engines.

SI Captcha AntiSpam

Adds CAPTCHA anti-spam methods to WordPress on the forms for comments, registration, lost password, login, or all. For WP, WPMU, and BuddyPress.

WP Super Cache

A very fast caching engine for WordPress that produces static html files.

WP-PageNavi

Adds a more advanced paging navigation interface.

WPtouch

WPtouch: A simple, powerful and elegant mobile theme for your website.

AntiVirus

Useful plugin that will scan your theme templates for malicious injections. Automatically. Every day. For more blog security.

Shareaholic

Shareaholic has proven time and time again to be an extremely useful and successful tool in getting your readers to actually discover and submit your articles to numerous social bookmarking sites.

BackWPup

WordPress Backup and more…

Contact Form 7

Just another contact form plugin. Simple but flexible.

WP to Twitter

Auto-posts a Twitter update when you update your WordPress blog or blogroll, with your chosen URL shortening service. Requires PHP 5.

WordPress.com Stats

There are hundreds of plugins and services which can provide statistics about your visitors. However even though something like Google Analytics provides an incredible depth of information, it can be overwhelming and doesn’t really highlight what’s most interesting to me as a writer. That’s why Automattic created its own stats system, to focus on just the most popular metrics a blogger wants to track and provide them in a clear and concise interface.

WP e-Commerce

WP e-Commerce is a free WordPress Shopping Cart Plugin that lets customers buy your products, services and digital downloads online.

Sociable

Sociable Skyscraper is the ultimate advanced and feature-packed plugin for setting up a rating system on your WordPress blog. This plugin allows you to set up different rating systems for posts, pages and comments with a great degree of customization.





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Comments

FN

Didn’t know about the antivirus plugin. thanks.

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I believe that JetPack now includes WordPress stats. Also check out Redirection which is really helpful for fixing broken links on a site.

I am using most of the listed plugins above and i would like to try the SI Captcha AntiSpam and Antivirus Plugins.

I use seo by yost instead of all in one seo plugin :)

I am using Yoast plugin, the only reason is SEO checker. An other SEO plugin I started using is Word Stats. All in one SEO plugin is very good and most popular SEO plugin but switching between competitive plugins is not always easy and not recommended too.

Regards
Paul

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