WordPress is dominating the web site and blog marketing, with nearly 5% of all sites being run off their CMS platform. Throw in the ease of use and a collection of endless plugins to make everyday tasks easier, WordPress has quickly become the platform and solution of site for site owners, bloggers, online marketers and Fortune 500 brands around the world.
With over 35,000 plugins available and nearly 800 million downloads and counting… it’s quite a task to pick and choose which WordPress plugins are best for your site. Fortunately, most site owners and bloggers don’t have to sort through thousands of plugins and spend endless hours looking through plugin after plugin to find which is best. Instead we can leave that to the experts and find the best plugin for whatever task we are trying to solve.
The infographic below highlights 28 of the most inspirational WordPress plugins that are making website and blog management a lot easier in 2015.
28 Inspirational Wordpress Plugins Infographic Summary:
When looking for the best WordPress plugins for your site, it can be quite the daunting task. Fortunately, through the infographic above you can simply find the task or category that you are looking to find a plugin for, and you will find a few recommendations to choose from.
While there are 28 different plugins mentioned in the infographic above, we’ve cut down the list to summarize the most popular and used plugins for the average WordPress user.
- Akismet: The most used and effective WordPress plugin for automatically combatting comment spam on your site.
- Google Analytics: Sync your WordPress site up with Google Analytics to start tracking everything about your web site, traffic and how it ranks in the search results.
- Shareaholic: Add social sharing buttons to your site in just seconds. With these simple one-click social sharing buttons, users can share you content in just seconds.
- WordPress Simple Firewall: Block out spam and WordPress attacks by keeping your login page secure against endless threats.
- VaultPress: Backup WordPress on a hourly or daily basis with VaultPress, a powerful plugin and service offered by the same company that created WordPress itself.
- WP Contact Form: Every blog needs a contact form. This plugin will make it easy for you to setup, as well as making it easy for your audience to send you a message.
- Editorial Calendar: The most popular WordPress sites on the internet pre-plan and schedule out their content in advance. This plugin will help you do just that.
Every site owner and blogger has their own preference on what types of WordPress plugins they like to use. Take a look at how WordPress plugins can improve how content is displayed on your site, while also automating key components of your site.
Infographic Credit: WebbyMonks