WordPress is an open source CMS (Content Management System) which allows community members to add and expand functionality that they want, and then distribute it for free online. In the same way, WordPress Plugins are the pleasant free resource functions and they are so popular that some of the key plugins are downloaded 15 million times which are used to add more functionality to the website. With the help of Plugins your website has become interactive and you can even customize your website according to your ease through widgets options available in WordPress.
To enhance the Blog’s performance, you can download top 10 plugins which are available free over the internet-
- Akismet- This plugin is one of the most popular plugin in WordPress plugin library which is used to protect your blog from spammers. It would automatically detects the spammers and keep your blog safe.
- All in one SEO pack– With all in one SEO pack plugin, you are able to add Meta tags, descriptions and titles to your blog and pages and this is quite simple easy to use. However, Yoast is also an excellent SEO plugin but it is complex as compare to all in one SEO pack.
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- WP Database cleaner- This plugin will help you to speed up your website’s loading time through cleaning and optimizing your database. Plugin will remove all spam comments, trashed posts and pages, unused tags, post revisions, auto drafts and more consequently, it will reduce the size of backups and save space on server to enhance website performance.
- Google XML sitemaps- To focus on Blogs performance, one must have this plugin as this plugin generate an automatic sitemap and submit it to the search engine like Google, Yahoo and Bing and then sitemap tells the search engine about new blog post which have published frequently to get more traffic.
- Gravity Forms: This is a premium wordpress plugin allows you to create and publish any kind of contact form of your website in few minutes. Gravity Form is integrated with third party services such as AWeber, PayPal etc.
- Nu-Captcha- Easy to install plugin which supports video captcha that stops spam bots in their tracks.
- Broken Link Checker– It regularly crawl your website’s pages to check the broken links and then report back to you regarding any broken links.
- W3 Total Cache– This WordPress plugin is intensively created to speed up your blog post and subsequently reduce loading page time and this in turn will enhance the performance of website.
- Login Lockdown– To maintain blog’s security, this pugin limits the number of login attempts and also record the IP address of each failed login attempt.
- OIO Publisher (Premium Plugin) – With this plugin, blog owner will get full control over blog advertisement.
To target the website traffic and enhance the growth of website, these 10 plugin list is quite useful and beneficial.