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What is your Must Have Wordpress plugins?

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by enovator, Apr 20, 2019.

  1. WarLords

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    Except for the classic editor, I would prefer having nothing. I would rather code the functionality myself than having a shitty plugin increase the load time; and kill my server ram and cpu.
     
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    Well, Its not in general, and it is base on what I use. I have only used NGINX as a reverse proxy thats why I only put Apache. Anyways, Thanks for pointing that out.
     
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    i am using envision theme and the wordpress plugins that we are using

    a3 Lazy Load
    autoptimize
    Simple Google reCAPTCHA
    w3 total cache
    yoast
    Smush! WPMU DEV WordPress Smush API

    you probably can tell, that I mostly care about speed!!!!!! i am surprised why no one has mentioned a3 lazy load
     
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    And perhaps this, if comments are enabled.
     
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    Disable comments? You don't need a plugin for that, you do it via admin
     
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    Yeah man, a3 lazy load is great.

    - a3 lazy load
    - Yoast
    - Classic editor
    - Breeze (Cache plugin from Cloud ways)
    - Really simple SSL
    - Shortcodes ultimate
    - Wordfence security

    I use this for all of my sites. Great stuff!

    Funny how many people seem to go for the classic editor. Wordpress really failed when changing the editor.
     
  8. sonic172

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    A lot of people are mentioning "Revolution slider". Is this a free plugin? I can't find it when searching for it.
     
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    Yoast
    Akismet
    Wordfence
     
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    To me - yes, way better.
     
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    WP Rocket
    Imagify
    WP AMP
    Redirection
    Yoast
    Gravity Forms
     
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    I'm curious to know this secret. :)
     
  13. enovator

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    @Jeepy

    Please tell me the "secret" too
     
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    Going to save this thread since there’s a lot of great recommendations here.
    I just got Yoast and I love it!
     
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    The plugins which I use without even a second thought are-
    1. Jetpack
    2. Rankmath
    3. Akismet
    4. Ninja Forms
    5. WP Super Cache
    6. Broken Link Checker
     
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    Broken link checker
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    Yup. This is me :)

    Actually, it still makes your website slower. Even it seems optimizing your images, it makes your images load from a (very slow -- because it's public & free) third-party server.

    If you do not need a live images optimization, I mean if you have a static website you don't add new content every day, it's best to use offline image optimization tools.
     
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    Thanks. I'll try to disable it to see what can be the difference. I have new content everyday that's why...
     
  20. priem97

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    this + jetpack IMO.