WordPress is no doubt the best Content Management System on the Earth but it is becoming more and more popular due to just 1 and only 1 thing that is Plugins.If you are new to WordPress and don’t know what is Plugins then let me explain you Plugins are tools to extend the functionality of WordPress.The core of WordPress is designed to be lean, to maximize flexibility and minimize code bloat. Plugins offer custom functions and features so that each user can tailor their site to their specific needs.Didn’t Understood anything ? In short they help you to do things which coders with high knowledge do for example they create a cool contact form with lots of coding stuff which for a newbie would be like a language which he/she doesn’t know.But with plugins you can do that easily with just one click as well as without any knowledge.Today I’am gonna share with you the Best 50 WordPress Plugins of all time according to their SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and World Wide rating given by the People.These Plugins are used by even almost every Top Blogger.You can pick out which ever you like from the list given below of Best WordPress Plugin of All time 2013 and use them.
Best WordPress Plugins 2013 (50 Plugins) :-
1)Contact Form 7 (I use it) :-
Contact Form 7 can manage multiple contact forms, plus you can customize the form and the mail contents flexibly with simple markup. The form supports Ajax-powered submitting, CAPTCHA, Akismet spam filtering and so on.
2)All In One SEO Pack :-
Optimizes your WordPress blog for Search Engines (Search Engine Optimization).
Some features :-
- Google Analytics support
- Support for Custom Post Types
- Advanced Canonical URLs
- Fine tune Page Navigational Links
- Built-in API so other plugins/themes can access and extend functionality
- ONLY plugin to provide SEO Integration for WP e-Commerce sites
- Nonce Security
- Support for CMS-style WordPress installations
- Automatically optimizes your titles for search engines
- Generates META tags automatically
- Avoids the typical duplicate content found on WordPress blogs
- For beginners, you don’t even have to look at the options, it works out-of-the-box. Just install.
- For advanced users, you can fine-tune everything
- You can override any title and set any META description and any META keywords you want.
- Backward-Compatibility with many other plugins, like Auto Meta, Ultimate Tag Warrior and others.
3)Yoast WordPress SEO Plugin (I use it) :-
WordPress SEO is the most complete WordPress SEO plugin that exists today for WordPress.org users. It incorporates everything from a snippet preview and page analysis functionality that helps you optimize your pages content, images titles, meta descriptions and more to XML sitemaps, and loads of optimization options in between.
4)W3 Total Cache (I use it) :-
The only WordPress Performance Optimization (WPO) framework,designed to improve user experience and page speed. Recommended by web hosts like: Page.ly, Synthesis, DreamHost, MediaTemple, Go Daddy, Host Gator and countless more.
5)Jetpack (I use it) :-
Jetpack is a plugin which comes by default with WordPress Installation.In order to Activate and start using Jetpack you have to make a new account on WordPress.com and have to connect it with Jetpack.Jetpack is awesome because it is like all in one full of awesome feature plugin as it provides features like Site Stats,Publicize i.e by which you can share new posts directly to Facebook,Twitter,Tumblr,Linkedin and Yahoo.It has its own Comment System,Its own Image Carousel,Subscriptions,Likes,Sharing and many more such awesome features.
6)WP Super Cache :-
This plugin generates static html files from your dynamic WordPress blog. After a html file is generated your webserver will serve that file instead of processing the comparatively heavier and more expensive WordPress PHP scripts. The static html files will be served to the vast majority of your users, but because a user’s details are displayed in the comment form after they leave a comment those requests are handled by the legacy caching engine.
7)Yoast Google Analytics For WordPress :-
The Google Analytics for WordPress plugin allows you to track your blog easily and with lots of metadata :- views per author & category, automatic tracking of outbound clicks and pageviews.
8)WP Pagenavi :-
Want to replace the old ← Older posts | Newer posts → links with some page links? This plugin provides the
wp_pagenavi() template tag which generates fancy pagination links.
9)Nextgen Gallery :-
NextGEN Gallery is the most popular WordPress gallery plugin, and one of the most popular WordPress plugins of all time, with over 6 million downloads. It provides a powerful engine for uploading and managing galleries of images, with the ability to batch upload, import meta data, add/delete/rearrange/sort images, edit thumbnails, group galleries into albums, and more.
10)WP Polls :-
Adds an AJAX poll system to your WordPress blog. You can also easily add a poll into your WordPress’s blog post/page.WP-Polls is extremely customizable via templates and css styles and there are tons of options for you to choose to ensure that WP-Polls runs the way you wanted.
11)Google Analyticator :-
12)Digg Digg :-
With Digg Digg by Buffer, you have an all in one social sharing plugin for your blog. Display all social sharing buttons nicely on your blog and make it look amazing, just like Mashable.
13)Wordpress Popular Posts :-
With WordPress Popular Posts, you can show your visitors what are the most popular entries on your blog.
14)Audio Player :-
Audio Player is a highly configurable but simple mp3 player for all your audio needs. You can customise the player’s colour scheme to match your audio needs.
15)Shareaholic (I use it) :-
Adds an attractive social bookmarking menu and related content widget to your posts, pages, index, or any combination of the three.
16)Social Media Widget :-
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.
17)Vipers Video Quicktags :-
Allows easy and XHTML valid posting of videos from various websites such as YouTube, DailyMotion, Vimeo, and more.
18)Lightbox Plus :-
Lightbox Plus ColorBox permits users to view larger versions of images, simple slide shows, videos and content all in an overlay.
19)WP Table Reloaded :-
20)Commentluv (I use it) :-
Reward your readers by automatically placing a link to their last blog post at the end of their comment. Encourage a community and discover new posts.
Transform your WordPress website into a thorough-bred eCommerce store.WooCommerce is a powerful, extendable eCommerce plugin that helps you sell anything. Beautifully or I must say Professionally.
22)Akismet (I use it) :-
Akismet is a Plugin which is used by millions and it is also recommended by WordPress,it comes by default with WordPress Installation.Akismet protects your blog from Comment and Trackback Spam and it is very good.By default the Akismet plugin is not activated you will have to activate the plugin.Akismet reduced my Comments Spam by 95% almost.
23)Gd Star Rating :-
Plugin allows you to set up advanced rating and review system for post types and comments in your blog using single, multi and thumbs ratings.
24)WP Postratings :-
Adds an AJAX rating system for your WordPress blog’s post/page.
25)Easy Contact :-
Easy Contact is a simple, highly extensible XHTML contact form featuring spam-reduction measures, GUI customization, and shortcode-based insertion.
26)Twitter Facebook Google Plus one Share :-
WordPress plugin for twitter, facebook, Google +1 (plus one) and other social share. Can add the share box before post contents, after and also floating.
Sociable Plug-in is totally free and continues leading digital arena with over 1.5 million downloads now.It provides awesome backend which helps in easy Configuration and it is also trusted by many people.
The MailChimp plugin allows you to quickly and easily add a signup form for your MailChimp list as a widget on your WordPress 2.8 or higher site.
The Captcha plugin allows you to protect your website from spam by means of math logic and you can use this captcha for login, registration, password recovery, comments forms. The Russian, German and Dutch languages are added.
30)Download Monitor :-
Plugin with interface for uploading and managing download files, inserting download links in posts, and monitoring download hits.
Blubrry PowerPress brings the essential features for podcasting to WordPress including full iTunes support, web audio/video media players and more.
32)Contact Form Plugin :-
Contact Form allows you to add a feedback form to a post or a page in an easy manner.
Sharebar adds a dynamic and fully customizable vertical box to the left of a blog post that contains links/buttons to popular social networking sites.
34)WP Favorite Posts :-
35)Social Sharing Toolkit :-
Easy sharing and connecting on social networks. Display on posts or use widgets or shortcode. Also Twitter name/hashtag to link converter.
36)WP Paginate :-
WP-Paginate is a simple and flexible pagination plugin which provides users with better navigation on your WordPress site.
37)Yoast Clicky For WordPress :-
Integrates the Clicky (from getClicky.com) web analytics service into your blog.
38)Really Simple Facebook Twitter Share Buttons :-
Puts Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google “+1”, Pinterest, Tumblr and other share buttons of your choice above or below your posts.
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39)Special Recent Posts :-
Special Recent Posts PRO is a very powerful plugin/widget for WordPress which displays your recent posts with thumbnails. It’s the perfect solution for online magazines or simple blogs and it comes with more than 30+ customization options available. You can dynamically re-size thumbnails to any desired dimension, drag multiple widget instances and configure each one with its specific settings.
40)Facebook Page Promoter Lightbox (I use it):-
All your visitors should know about your facebook page and tell their friends. With this plugin you can display a preconfigured Facebook Fan Page-Like Box inside a lightbox (overlay).So when someone visit your blog your facebook page inside a lightbox will appear.
41)Auto Tags (I use it):-
This plugin uses the yahoo.com API to find the most relevant keywords from the content of your post, and then adds them as tags. The tagging is fully automatic, so if you’re using a plugin like feedwordpress to display RSS feeds on your blog as posts, everything will get done as the feed posts are published.No user intervention necessary!
42)Author Hreview :-
Add hReview and AggregateRating support based on schema.org, which help you increase search traffic by making SERP results more eye-catching.
43)WP Minify :-
This plugin uses the Minify engine to combine and compress JS and CSS files to improve page load time.
44)Wysija Newsletters :-
Create newsletters, post notifications and autoresponders. Drop your posts, images, social icons in your newsletter. Change fonts and colors on the fly. Manage all your subscribers. A new and simple newsletter solution for WordPress. Finally!
45)Simple Social Icons :-
Simple Social Icons is an easy to use, customizable way to display icons that link visitors to your various social profiles. With it, you can easily choose which profiles to link to, customize the color and size of your icons, as well as align them to the left, center, or right, all from the widget form (no settings page necessary!).
46)Add To Any :-
Help people share, bookmark, and email your posts & pages using any service, such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, StumbleUpon, LinkedIn and many more.
47)Pinterest Pin It Button :-
Add a Pinterest “Pin It” Button to your site and get your visitors to start pinning your awesome content!
48)Easy Fancybox :-
Easily enable the FancyBox jQuery extension on just about all media links. Multi-Site compatible. Supports iFrame and Flash movies.
49)Google XML Sitemap (I use it) :-
Google XML Sitemap plugin creates a Sitemap of you WordPress Blog which is used for Google Webmasters Tools.It adds new posts automatically to your Sitemap you have to do nothing just you have to submit the sitemap to Google Webmasters Tools.
50)UpdraftPlus Backup/Restore (I use it) :-
This is the must have WordPress Plugin as it automatically Backup’s your Theme ,Plugin ,Database ,Uploads and any other things.It is a full one click backup and restore plugin,you can manually backup and restore or you can also set backup to automatic with time intervals like 4 hours ,8 hours ,12 hours ,daily ,weekly ,fortnightly and monthly and it also gives you many option of where to store that backup,you can store it to email but as email has limited space of 25 – 30 mb so I would recommend storing it to Google Drive or Dropbox or etc.. If you wanna know how to setup this UpdraftPlus Backup/Restore plugin then click here :- UpdraftPlus – Backup/Restore
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