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5 ‘O The Best WordPress Plugins

5 ‘O The Best WordPress Plugins

We love WordPress. They’re flexible with a Google friendly nature and super easy to use. WordPress’s mission is to “democratise publishing, one website at a time.” And we think that’s pretty cool too.

By now WordPress has shaken their “free blog site” tag. While they still have the free offering, they’re much more than that. WordPress sites can be built using beautiful custom design and features. And in fact when done by a professional web designer, you’d be hard pressed to even know if it’s a WordPress site.

The features we love most about WordPress are their plugins. A plugin is an add-on feature that you can download for free or purchase on a subscription. Below is our top 5 (FREE) WordPress plugins, just plug in and go!

5 ‘O The Best WordPress Plugins

Akismet

Akismet hate spam just as much as we do and they do their best guard against comment spam for your WordPress blog.

Google Analytics for WordPress

Add Google Analytics with extra search engines and automatic click out and download tracking to your WordPress blog and site.

WordPress SEO by Yoast

Yoast is an all in one SEO solution for WordPress. They have SEO titles, Meta descriptions, XML sitemaps, breadcrumbs and more. Yoast is a MUST for regular bloggers, who want their content to be picked up by Google.

Sociable

Automatically add links to your favorite social bookmarking sites on your posts, pages and in your RSS feed.

Share This

Allows your visitors to share a post/page with others. Supports e-mail and posting to social bookmarking sites.

Does your website need some attention? Let’s talk.

See you next week,

Darnelle

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8 Comments
  • Joel Warren
    Posted at 10:13h, 12 August Reply

    A couple that I always use are simple history – if you have multiple users on your site, it makes it easy to see who’s doing what and limit login attempts – A security plugin to stop brute force attempts to login to your site

  • Darnelle O'brien
    Posted at 17:44h, 12 August Reply

    Great tips! Thanks Joel! Darnelle

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