Top 10 must have WordPress plugins for all sorts of bloggers (2021)

Here’s a list of top 10 plugins which a WordPress blogger should install:

1. Akismet

To protect your blog form spammers and keep you safe from publishing any malicious content, this is a must have plugin for all sorts of bloggers out there.

2. Jetpack by WordPress.com

A must have plugin for your site’s security and to protect it from any brute force attacks. The plugin also creates backups of the website data once daily or in real time.

3. Google XML Sitemaps

A plugin to create XML sitemaps which can then be indexed by the major search engines like Google, Yahoo and Binge which in turn will help for the Search Engine Optimization of your website.

4. Contact Form 7

To manage multiple contact forms which are an integral part of any website plus the form supports Ajax-powered submitting, Captcha and Akismet spam filtering.

 5. WooCommerce

An e-commerce plugin for your customized WordPress store. Includes features like product cart, checkout pages, secure payments, configurable shipping options and many more e-commerce options.

6.  Wordfence Security

A plugin to protect your site from malware and any external attacks.

7. Yoast SEO

Search Engine Optimization is a big deal when it comes to running a blog or a website. The Yoast SEO plugin is consistently ranked number 1 in the best SEO plugins for WordPress and provides the users with a diverse set of tools and features to help the site grow.

8. Regenerate Thumbnails

The name tells it all as this plugin allows the user to regenerate all thumbnail sizes for one or more images that have been uploaded to the media library.

9. WP Super Cache

This plugin generates static html files from your dynamic WordPress blog. After the HTML file is generated, your webserver will serve that file instead of processing the comparatively heavier and more expensive WordPress PHP scripts.

 10. Google Analytics by Yoast

Google Analytics plugin by MonsterInsights is a must for all sorts of bloggers as it provides with a detailed overview of the traffic or sales on your blog/website to gauge and ultimately take decisions about the necessary posts or updates.

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