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30+ Awesome Plugins to Use This 2016 – Part I

Posted By : Admin

Be it a website, a blog, an online magazine or anything for that matter; why not make it a brilliant one! So here we are, summing up the best SEO, social media, comment, security and premium WordPress plugins to help you build a rocking online presence this 2016! Some of the listed plugins are super popular; while some are those that despite being less known are very useful for getting some specific task done. Have a look at them here-

Best WordPress SEO Plugins to Count On

Yoast: Yoast- a name that can never come as a surprise when we talk about WordPress SEO. The plugin is rated as the best SEO plugin and is used by millions of WordPress blogs and websites including Mashable, The Next Web and Search Engine Land to fetch higher rankings with minimal efforts.

All in One SEO: This popular plugin automatically optimizes a WordPress site for search engines and helps to boost page ranks very well.

Don’t you use both Yoast and All in One Plugins for same blog! And yes, our experience was better with Yoast than All in One SEO.

Google XML Sitemaps: Though the Yoast plugin also comes with sitemap function, but if you are keen to exploit the best and extended features then Google XML Sitemaps should be chosen by volition. Just disable the sitemap function of Yoast and get started with this plugin.

Best Social Media WordPress Plugins You Would Adore

Mashshare: Mashshare is an ultimate social sharing WordPress plugin that renders a highly customizable social media ecosystem.  This eye catching plugin lets you garner quality web traffic with its Supercharged Share Buttons for WordPress. It has a pro version, and some addons are also there.

Floating Social Bar: Floating Social Bar supports major social networks by adding a floating share bar to your content. The plugin was created at WPBeginner to help users get maximum shares on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, and Pinterest.

WP Social Sharing: WP Social Sharing plugin adds very responsive social buttons for all 6 popular social networks viz. Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Pinterest, Xing and Google+. You as a user can choose whether they would appear on posts, pages, media and custom post types.

Add Link to Facebook: This plugin adds links to published posts to your Facebook wall, pages, groups, etc. automatically. Its feature suit covers easy integration of Facebook likes and comments, bbPress support, sidebar widget and more.

WP to Twitter: This plugin automatically adds links to posts that are being published to your Twitter account. It displays your recent Tweets and display Tweets based on a search.

Best Security and Back-up WordPress Plugins

W3 Total Cache: W3 Total Cache is an awesome WordPress performance optimization plugin designed to drastically improve the page speed that subsequently results in better user experience. One can cherish increased server performance, reduced load times and transparent Content Delivery Network (CDN) integration. It is a recommended plugin by popular web hosts like Hostgator, Dreamhost, etc.

BackWPup: BackWPup plugin create complete backups for your WordPress installation and push them to some external backup service (FTP, Dropbox, S3…). The plugin has over 400,000 active users and more than 3 million downloads, and stats do say something good about it, right?

iThemes Security: As paying attention to WordPress Security is more than everything, iThemes Security plugin is a sure go-to. The plugin offers 30+ ways to lock down WordPress to protect your website.

Best WordPress Comment Plugins

Disqus Comment System: This smart plugin lets you replace your WordPress comment system all for good. First choice of several bloggers, this plugin also allows importing of existing comments and helps to prevent spam comments.

IntenseDebate Comments: Developed by Automattic, IntenseDebate encourages the conversations on your blog thereby contributing greatly to build a reader community and enhance the number of pageviews.

CommentLuv: Entailing several amazing features, CommentLuv is everything that can bring more traffic and comments to your blog! With this plugin you can add a link to commentator’s latest blog post at the end of their comment.

Loved what you got to read now? Wait, we’ve got more! Don’t forget to check out our next blog, 30+ Awesome Plugins to Use This 2016 – Part II and know about the best image optimization and premium plugins. See you then!