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Must have WP Plugins?

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by CazuaL, Dec 3, 2013.

  1. CazuaL

    CazuaL Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Just set up a WP blog, what plugins are a must have?
    Got a few installed to help with security/loading speeds.

    Any other suggestions?
     
  2. jimmyisso

    jimmyisso Newbie

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    Hello there, I would recommend the following plug-ins. I use them for every WP install that I make.

    - All In One SEO Pack
    - BackupBuddy
    - Broken Link Checker
    - Google XML Sitemaps
    - Share Buttons by AddToAny
    - Theme-Check
    - WP Clean Up
    - WP Super Cache (if you're having slow load times)

    Of course, there are tons of other excellent plug-ins. Just my .02.
     
  3. lucardk

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    Yoast SEO (includes XML sitemap)
    WP-Optimize
    W3 Cache
    Stealth Login
    WP No External Links or Affiliate link cloaking
    At least one Captcha and one Contact Form (most do their work just pick the one you like the most)
    Etc....
     
  4. bloggersjoy

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    I think that the necessary plugins are
    Social Network Auto Poster
    SI Captcha to stop comment spamming
    AIO (many webmasters are using for SEO)
    Google XML Sitemaps
    Nrelate content
     
  5. Baroda

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    Google XML Sitemaps
    W3TC
    yoast wordpress seo
    Backup bd
    Bullet Proof Security
    JetPack
     
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    Link Juice Keeper, the most important plugin you missed!
    Wp Super Cache too easy to hack full of vulns and an easy method to find your WP installations HACKED! Its not needed if you have a fast host, really.
     
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    Anti spam (security) plugin
    Social-bookmarking plugin
    Backup plugins
    All in one or Yoast SEO plugin


    Regarding your requirements use more WP Plugins.
     
  9. sohom

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    WP Plugins the cause of Hacking
    so avoid them as much as possible
     
  10. Methusalem

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    Akismet of course to stop commenting spam
     
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  12. usama125

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    All above mention plugins are must have for a Wordpress blog! If you are looking for some premium plugins, I can provide you on very cheap rates! I also have some themes, you can get from me!
    Thanks :)
     
  13. ZuneBlaze

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    Defenitly a ton of useful plugins people have suggested, I also use some of these listed above.
     
  14. kideze

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    Very true but there are some that are trusted.
     
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    All of my wordpress blogs have Akismet and Bullet Proof Security.
     
  16. WebLab

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    cookies for comments, to stop bots from commenting :p
     
  17. themubeen

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    1. Akismet
    2. All-in-one SEO
    3. Backup Buddy.
    ( do not use too many, they will slow down the site)
     
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    I know this is not a plugin but i'd suggest you check out CloudFlare as well.
    It's a site that basically speeds up and protect your site.
     
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    seo by yoast is really nice to have
     
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