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5 WordPress Plugins Every Site Should Have

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5 WordPress Plugins Every Site Should Have

September 16, 2015

5 WordPress Plugins Every Site Should Have

The beauty of WordPress is that if you need to add any additional features to enhance your website you are more than likely going to be able to find a WordPress plugin to do the job for you. Plugins allow even the most non-tech savvy users to add features to their website without any knowledge of development or coding. Below are a list of 5 WordPress plugins that I believe every website should have.

 

1. Yoast SEO

“Yoast SEO (formerly known as WordPress SEO by Yoast) 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.”

https://wordpress.org/plugins/wordpress-seo/

 

2. Google Analytics by Yoast 

“Do you want to track how many visitors you have? Do want to know where they come from and what they do on your site? Google Analytics is the de-facto standard for measuring this, and much more. Adding Google Analytics to your website is as easy as pie with the Google Analytics by Yoast WordPress plugin.”

https://wordpress.org/plugins/google-analytics-for-wordpress/

 

3. Askimet

“Akismet is an advanced hosted anti-spam service aimed at thwarting the underbelly of the web. It efficiently processes and analyzes masses of data from millions of sites and communities in real time. To fight the latest and dirtiest tactics embraced by the world’s most proficient spammers, it learns and evolves every single second of every single day. Because you have better things to do.”

https://wordpress.org/plugins/akismet/

 

4. Sucuri Security

“The Sucuri Security WordPress Security plugin is free to all WordPress users. It is a security suite meant to complement your existing security posture. It offers it’s users four key security features for their website, each designed to have a positive affect on their security posture.”

https://wordpress.org/plugins/sucuri-scanner/

 

5. WPtouch Mobile 

“WPtouch is a mobile plugin for WordPress that automatically adds a simple and elegant mobile theme for mobile visitors to your WordPress website. Recommended by Google, it will instantly enable a mobile-friendly version of your website that passes the Google Mobile test, and ensure your SEO rankings do not drop due to not having a mobile-friendly website.”

https://wordpress.org/plugins/wptouch/

 

Check them out and let me know what you think! What are your favorite WordPress plugins? 

 

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