WordPress is packed with many interesting and user-friendly plugins which can be installed even by the beginner users. Your WordPress website needs to be upgraded on search engine rankings in order to spread the world to bigger audience. Given here are 10 essential and popular WordPress plugins which developers must install to uptick their websites in 2015.
WordPress has made content and image optimization for search engines easier with Infinite SEO plugin. Infinite SEO automatically established a sitemap for the website and guides you to add customized and search engine friendly titles and descriptions.
The search engines are optimizing your websites on the basis of correlation i.e. tracking the relationship between keywords and optimizing them for a customized niche.
For example the keyword Apple may be optimized as the fruit Apple but Apple can also be optimized for technology if you use the keywords Tim Cook or iPhone in the articles. Infinite SEO is a fresh WordPress development plugin that improves the correlation-based optimization and boosts the search engine ranking of your website in this way.
As the search engines are offering better security to the readers and visitors by optimizing the securer websites only, Wordfence comes as an angel to protect your WordPress website. The free plugin with 4.9 star rating out of 5 can help you get rid of spam, threats and hackers not only from the frontend but from the backend as well. It also clears the website cache and improves the speed of your website, offering the services of killing two birds with one stone.
As media is increasingly becoming important for increasing the importance, visitor base and ranking of your website, more people are focusing on giving more space to photos, videos, webinars, and audios along with text documents.
If you want to redesign your website, give it a new theme or want images and videos to appear bigger or smaller on the screen, you may adjust the size of all images, videos and graphic works with the help of Regenerate Thumbnails.
Beginners still struggling with WordPress designing and not willing to pay to the website engineers can simply install WordPress Style Guide. It includes Forms, Dashicons, Helper Classes and jQuery UI Components, allowing you to design and operate WordPress like the website designers and engineers.
The beginner users can keep a track of their data and schedule their posts with the help of Backup Buddy. It not only operates the WordPress websites while you are resting on vacation or sleeping in a cozy night, but it also keeps your data safe to extract at any time.
Gravity Forms is a $39/year plugin which allows you to create simply forms including radio buttons, checkboxes and text fields. The forms can be customized according to your needs. The form building features come with the added benefits of anti-spam CAPTCHAs, conditional fields and honeypots and allow you to store the user data in the WordPress database.
You can create registration forms, visitor information or subscription forms, event registration forms and event calendar forms simply with the help of Gravity Forms, making Ecommerce easier even without web engineers.
Visual Form Builder helps you develop a visual contact form for not only gathering the visitor information, messages and feedback but also for organizing digital events like webinars. The easy-to-use form has anti-spam verification fields which also helps you build a trustworthy relationship with the visitors.
All the social media giants are now using the author box at the end of the articles. These boxes give general information about the author briefly. Their impact on visitors is strong as they help build a relationship with the visitors and introduce the author as a credible source of information.
Fancier Author Box plugin is the most commonly used plugin for creating simplest author box in the articles. The colors of author box can be customized according to the theme of your website. It also shows the social network updates and latest posts by the author on the website.
Ad posting, scheduling the time frame of different ads on the page, adjusting the position of ads and running infinite ads on the pages in different time frames have become quite easier with AdSanity.
The plugin not only allows you to position, control and post the ads but also provides you complete statistical and graphical representation of the ad data flow including the number of clicks, number of page visits and number of ad views.
If you are looking to increase your WordPress website’s search engine and earn money with ad posting then AdSanity is the right choice for you.
Websites with improved search engine ranking tend to be more attractive for hackers than other websites. Most of the hackers use the trick of breaking the admin password and logging into the website to change information or login password. Login Lockdown allows the visitors and users to enter the password for three times only.
If someone mistakenly enters the wrong password, the second and third attempts can allow him logging into the account. Login Lockdown is specifically designed to protect the website from hackers.
The website owners are spending thousands of dollars to optimize their ranking by improving usability and navigation not only for desktop computers but for mobile and tablets also. WPtouch plugin improves the screen responsiveness of your websites which is much better than the websites that are exclusively designed for high responsiveness.
Some added benefits of WPtouch include custom content designing, mobile advertising, and built-in support for eCommerce. The special feature is a free app for your website which does not require to be downloaded from the App Store.
WordPress is one of the most advance content creation platforms. It offers you more than 12000 plugins that adapt to the latest standards of social media and search engine ranking