Many of you have your blog hosted on a shared hosting server which means hosting of a number of websites on the same server. Shared hosting greatly cut down the cost of hosting, however, this advantage comes with a shortcoming and that is that some of the plugins do not work on blogs hosted in a shared hosting environment.
Plugins are meant to extend the functionalities that are already available, and having them available and work properly on a shared hosting would be a plus point. Thus, keeping this in mind we have created a list of the best and most popular WordPress plug-ins for blogs hosted in shared hosting environments.
This plugin will generate a special XML sitemap which will help search engines to better index your blog.
An easy and powerful form builder that lets your visitors send you email. Blocks all automated spammers. No templates to mess with.
Contact Form 7 can manage multiple contact forms, plus you can customize the form and the mail contents flexibly with simple markup.
Improve your WordPress SEO: Write better content and have a fully optimized WordPress site using the WordPress SEO plugin by Yoast.
Supercharge your WordPress site with powerful features previously only available to WordPress.com users.
Easy Web Performance Optimization (WPO) using caching: browser, page, object, database, minify and content delivery network support.
Import posts, pages, comments, custom fields, categories, tags and more from a WordPress export file.
The most popular WordPress gallery plugin and one of the most popular plugins of all time with over 10 million downloads.
Lightbox Plus ColorBox permits users to view larger versions of images, simple slide shows, videos and content all in an overlay.
Add Facebook social plugins and the ability to publish new posts to a Facebook Timeline or Facebook Page. Official Facebook plugin.
Enables the advanced features of TinyMCE, the WordPress WYSIWYG editor.
Adds links to all of your social media and sharing site profiles. Tons of icons come in 3 sizes, 4 icon styles, and 4 animations.
Enables google analytics on all pages.
Adds a more advanced paging navigation interface.
WP eCommerce is a free, powerful plugin that empowers you to sell anything online, quickly and easily.
Widget Logic lets you control on which pages widgets appear using WP’s conditional tags. It also adds a ‘widget_content’ filter.
Creates a Coming Soon page or Launch page for your Website while it’s under construction and collects emails from your visitors.
Make it easy on yourself and use AdRotate to place your adverts on your site… Make making money easy!
WordPress Related Posts generates a list of related posts with thumbnails and gives you click-through statistics.
This plugin automatically publishes posts from your blog to your Social Network accounts such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+(Google Plus), Blogger, Tumblr, Flickr, LiveJournal, Flipboard, FriendFeed, DreamWidth, Delicious, Diigo, Instapaper.
Yet Another Related Posts Plugin (YARPP)
Display a list of related posts on your site based on a powerful unique algorithm. Earn money by including sponsored content
Wordfence Security is a free enterprise class security and performance plugin that makes your site up to 50 times faster and more secure.
Social networking in a box. Build a social network for your company, school, sports team, or niche community.
Adds CAPTCHA anti-spam methods to WordPress on the forms for comments, registration, lost password, login, or all. For WP, WPMU, and BuddyPress.
The Disqus comment system replaces your WordPress comment system with your comments hosted and powered by Disqus.
Say Goodbye zu Spam in deinem Blog. Kostenlos, werbefrei und datenschutzkonform. Für Kommentare und Trackbacks.
WooCommerce – excelling eCommerce
WooCommerce is a powerful, extendable eCommerce plugin that helps you sell anything. Beautifully.
Sends a list of subscribers an email notification when new posts are published to your blog.
Fully featured event registration management including recurring events, locations management, calendar, Google map integration, booking management.
The most accurate real-time statistics plugin for WordPress.
Really Simple CAPTCHA is a CAPTCHA module intended to be called from other plugins. It is originally created for my Contact Form 7 plugin.
Google Analytics for WordPress
Track your WordPress site easily and with lots of metadata: views per author & category, automatic tracking of outbound clicks and pageviews.
Send newsletters, post notifications or autoresponders from WordPress easily, and beautifully.
MapPress is the most popular and easiest way to create great-looking Google Maps and driving directions in your blog.
Allows you to regenerate your thumbnails after changing the thumbnail sizes.
The #1 Print and PDF button for your WordPress site. Printer Friendly pages without coding, css, or print.css. Fast, easy, and professional.
Advanced Custom Fields is the perfect solution for any wordpress website which needs more flexible data like other Content Management Systems.