I have gathered some of the best wordpress plugins that may help you. WordPress is a open source and the best blogging platform available to us that’s why, wordpress has a very big community of good designers and coders who contribute to the community by giving away free wordpress themes and developing useful wordpress plugins that help us to add the features in our wordpress blog that wordpress lacks.
Best WordPress Plugins
WordPress Popular Posts
WordPress popular post is a sidebar widget that allows us to show popular post at the sidebar of our wordpress blog. WordPress popular post is also supported by another very good plugin that is wp-post rating.
You might have seen the blog posts that have a star rating, now you also can have that feature in your blog using the wp-postrating plugin.
All in One SEO Plugin
This is the must have plugin that every wordpress blog should have. It gives us option to optimize our wordpress blog for search engine to get more traffic. It allows us to customize our blog’s title tag, keywords, Meta tags etc to gain more exposure in search engine.
This is another good plugin that can help you to popularize your blog into social media and get you more traffic. It adds “tweet this post” link to every blog post and page.
Most Commented Widget
Most commented widget will add a widget into your blog sidebar that will show the most commented post on your blog.
WordPress Related Posts
This is a very good plugin, wordpress related post plugin generates related according to the tag and categories post and shows them at the end of the article that help the user to browse similar content into your blog also it is good for seo too since it interlinks your blog posts.
Top Commentators Widget
This is a good plugin that help you to encourage commenting in your blog by showing the top commenter in the sidebar widget.
This plugin also help you to encourage the commenting in your blog specially if your blog is new by removing the dofollow attribute from your wordpress blog and rewarding the commenter with a dofollow link.
No Self Pings
If you intralink your blog post and your wordpress blog is configured to accept trackbacks then your blog must be sending trackback link to your blog each time you interlinks your posts. No self pings plugin will disable intra-blog pinging.
This plugin will add the links of your favorite social bookmarking site at the bottom of your post so that the blog readers can bookmark your article and help you to get more traffic from social media.
This plugin is very useful, it allows you to optimize, repair, delete, backup, and restore your wordpress database. You can also schedule this plugin to take time to to back back of you’re your wordpress blog database.
This plugin is used to feature a blog post, the best part of this plugin is that you can make sticky post for specific a category.
Turn your wordpress site into a money making ecommerce store.wp e-commerce plugin will give you all the functionality within your wordpress blog that you need to run an ecommerce site.
All in One Video Pack
If you want to upload videos on your blog then this plugin will help you. This Is not just an another video embed plugin, it gives you lots of features like uploading videos, editing of videos using online video editor, manage and track your video content , it supports more than 150 formats of video and audio etc
If you change your blog’s permalink settings then this is the must have plugin for you, it redirects your old URL to new so that you don’t loose any traffic.
I like this plugin very much, it helps you to place the 125X125 ads on your sidebar. This plugin is very easy to use and you can easily configure according to your requirement from its admin panel.
This plugin is very useful for bloggers who promotes affiliate product on there blog, it basically hides the nasty affiliate URL and convert that URL into your blog URL and when some user click on that URL It redirects the user to your affiliate link.
Google XML Sitemaps
This is a must have plugin to get better indexing in search engine, it generates a xml sitemap of your blog that help search engines like Google, yahoo, bing and ask to index your blog in a better way and shows them the complete structure of your blog.
This is the most essential plugin for every blog, it helps you to take he back up of your blog database. The best part of this plugin is that you can schedule the back up time and it will mail you the backup files.
This is another essential plugin for your wordpress blog, it take the back up of images, theme directory, plugins and mail the zip copy of it to you.
WP Super Cache
This is another must have plugin for every wordpress blog, it generates the static html file from your dynamic blog that will reduces the loading time of your blog so that your user can browse your blog faster and that enhance their experience on your blog.
SEO Smart Links
This is essential plugin for search engine optimization, if you’re looking to get traffic from search engines then you can’t overlook this plugin. This plugin will interlink your blog posts according to the keywords that you can configure from its admin panel
Wordpress blog unfortunately get many spam comments and to prevent your wordpress blogfrom getting those spam comments this is the must have plugin.
Contact Form 7
This is a very useful plugin that lets your user to contact you using a contact form. This plugin is very easy to use and you can easily configure this plugin according to your requirements under its control panel.
Above our the list of best wordpress plugins according to me, do let me know in comments if, I have forgot any important plugin for wordpress also don’t forget to share your best wordpress plugins that i didn’t mention in this post so that I can update this post.