The best WordPress plugins for every situation

Are you looking for the best and most popular WordPress plugins for your website? Check out this list of great plugins for different situations.

Najlepšie WordPress pluginy

What exactly is a plugin and how to install it

If you are a beginner, first see what a plugin is and how to install it. If you want to get bargain premium plugins, look for discounts and coupons .

I am constantly expanding and updating this list, so I recommend bookmarking it.

Most of the plugins on this list also have a free version .

SEO

If you want your website to get the attention of your potential customers, it should appear in the top positions in search engines. Therefore, SEO optimization is one of the important points that you should pay attention to when creating it. The following plugins will help you with this:

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Rank Math

I consider Rank Math to be the most advanced SEO plugin with many features. You can set up a sitemap, meta headline and meta descriptions, content for social networks and more.

All in One SEO

All in One SEO

All in One SEO (AIOSEO) is another advanced SEO plugin that enables similar features as Rank Math.

Yoast SEO

Yoast is a popular SEO plugin. You can use it as an alternative to the plugins mentioned above.

Redirection

The Redirection plugin is used to manage redirects. Allows you to easily manage 301 redirects from the original urls to the new ones. It can also record 404 errors.

You can read more information in the article on SEO optimization in WordPress .

Speed

Website speed is important for visitor satisfaction as well as SEO. Google also considers load time in search results.

WP Rocket

I consider WP Rocket to be the best plugin for speeding up a website. I achieved the highest acceleration with it, improved the PageSpeed score and Core Web Vitals.

RocketCDN

RocketCDN also helps speed up the website. I like it for its easy integration – no complicated settings. Can be installed as a plugin.

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EWWW Image Optimizer

EWWW Image Optimizer automatically optimizes image size when uploading to WordPress.

💡 Tip: Choosing the right hosting is crucial for a fast website ⏱ . I recommend betting on verified quality ➡️ Bluehost or SiteGround.

Security

Security is not good to underestimate. Resolving an infected site costs the owner a lot of money and time. I consider the following plugins to be the best:

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Sucuri

Sucuri is an excellent premium plugin that provides a full-featured Antivirus and Firewall for the web.

iThemes security

iThemes security offers similar capabilities to the Sucuri plugin.

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Jetpack

Jetpack is the official plugin from Automattic, which is also behind wordpress.com . The free version offers basic security and web acceleration options. The paid version also includes backup and security web scanning.

Really Simple SSL

Really Simple SSL automatically detects WordPress site settings and configures it to run over HTTPS.

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UpdraftPlus

UpdraftPlus is a plugin for manual and automatic website backup. The free version is sufficient for most projects. I also wrote detailed instructions for automatically backing up your WordPress website .

BackupBuddy

BackupBuddy is a premium complete website backup solution.

Advertising

Advanced Ads

Advanced Ads is a great plugin for managing ads. Allows you to automatically insert ad units in different places on the page.

Popup windows

Ninja Popups

Ninja Popups is a premium popup plugin. I usually use it to display a popup window only when the visitor leaves the page (so-called exit intent popup).

Bloom

Bloom is a popular popup plugin from Elegant Themes. It allows integration with the most popular email marketing tools such as mailchimp, ConvertKit, etc.

Thrive Leads

Thrive Leads is another premium plugin for popups and email collection.

Email marketing

Plugins for email marketing, email collection and newsletter sending:

Optin Monster

Optin Monster is the most advanced complete solution for collecting emails and evaluating statistics that I have encountered. The mentioned exit intent popup is a matter of course.

MailPoet

MailPoet is the most popular email plugin for WordPress. It is used to collect emails and send newsletters.

WP Mail SMTP

WP Mail SMTP can help if your WordPress site does not send emails.

Live chat

Tawk.To Live Chat

Tawk.To Live Chat is the best free live chat in my opinion. No restrictions, clear administration and the ability to respond via mobile.

Page buildery

Page builders allow you to build your own web page – its layout and insert various elements into it.

Elementor

Elementor is one of the most popular page builders today. Nice web pages can be set up with it. For more information, I recommend you check out this Elementor plugin review .

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Divi builder

Divi builder is a page builder of the popular Divi šablóny from Elegant Themes. For more information, I recommend you check out this review of šablóny .

Fusion Builder

Fusion Builder is a website builder of one of the most used Avada WordPress šablón . For more information, I recommend see the review of Avada šablóny .

Cadence Blocks

Cadence Blocks is a plugin for blocks from the creators of the popular šablóny Cadence .

SeedProd

SeedProd is another well-known Drag & Drop builder.

Essential Addons for Elementor

Essential Addons for Elementor is the most popular element library for the Elementor builder.

Beaver Builder

Beaver Builder is an interesting page builder. For more information, I recommend you check out this review of the Beaver Builder plugin .

Brizy

Brizy is a modern website builder.

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Ultimate Shortcodes

Shortcodes Ultimate – allows you to insert various elements such as shortcodes on the web page.

💡 Tip for themes: From premium themes, I have good experience with themes Divi, Avada and with page builder Elementor.

Forms

Contact Form 7

Contact Form 7 is the most used form plugin in WordPress. It should be taken into account that knowledge of HTML and CSS is required for more advanced forms. I use Contact Form 7 in combination with the Flamingo plugin – it is used to store data from forms.

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WP Forms

WP Forms is a plugin with which even a non-technical user can compose advanced forms with a nice design.

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Formidable Forms

Formidable Forms is an excellent plugin for creating advanced forms for WordPress. It makes it easy to create complex forms with conditional fields, calculations, and formulas.

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Gravity Forms

Gravity Forms is a simple tool for creating advanced forms.

Ninja Forms

Ninja Forms also allows you to put together forms.

Tip: see also the instructions on how to create a contact form in WordPress .

Multilingualism

If you need an international website in multiple languages, use one of the following plugins:

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WPML

WPML is a premium plugin that allows you to manage multilingual content within WordPress. I use it for all multilingual projects.

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Weglot

Weglot is another premium plugin for multilingualism, whose popularity is growing rapidly.

Loco Translate

Loco Translate is a free plugin that I use to translate the texts of šablóny and plugins directly through the WordPress administration. These are so-called PO / MO files.

Tip: For more information, see How to make a multilingual website and How to translate in WordPress .

Analytics

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MonsterInsights

MonsterInsights is the most popular Google Analytics plugin for WordPress. Displays many useful traffic statistics directly on the WordPress bulletin board.

Google Site Kit

Google Site Kit is the official plugin on Google for WordPress. It has similar features to MonsterInsights. Displays data from Google Analytics, Search Console and AdSense.

Tip: For more information, see How to Install Google Analytics in WordPress .

Social networks

Monarch

Monarch is a popular plugin that adds buttons to a website to share content on social networks. Allows you to choose different locations and the appearance of the buttons.

Instagram feed

Instagram feed (Smash Balloon Social Photo Feed) is a plugin for displaying an instagram feed directly on a web page.

Facebook feed

Facebook feed (Smash Balloon Social Post Feed) is a plugin for displaying a Facebook feed directly on the web.

Twitter feed

Twitter feed (Custom Twitter Feeds) is a plugin for displaying a Twitter feed directly on the web.

YouTube feed

The YouTube feed (YouTube video, channel, and gallery plugin) is a plugin for displaying a YouTube feed directly on the web.

Social wall

Social wall is a plugin for displaying a common feed from the most used social networks such as Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Youtube directly on the web.

Flow-Flow Social Feed Stream

Flow-Flow Social Feed Stream has similar functionality to the Social wall plugin mentioned above.

Affiliate marketing

ThirstyAffiliates

ThirstyAffiliates is a popular plugin for managing affiliate links.

Pretty Links

Pretty Links is another popular plugin for managing and creating nice links.

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AAWP

AAWP allows you to add affiliate links to Amazon products to your website.

Tip: If you want to make money through an affiliate or start your own affiliate program, you can sign up for affiliate networks such as Dognet , ShareASale , or AffilBox .

Slider

In terms of speed, I recommend avoiding sliders altogether, but if necessary you can use:

Revolution slider

Revolution slider is one of the most popular slider plugins with many options.

Photo gallery

Envira Gallery

Envira Gallery is a plugin for creating and managing photo galleries in WordPress.

Tables

Ninja Tables

Ninja Tables allows you to create advanced tables.

wpDataTables

wpDataTables allows the creation of data tables, graphs and data management.

Comments

Akismet

Akismet checks all comments and filters spam.

Calendar

The Events Calendar

The Events Calendar is the most advanced solution for creating a calendar of events that I know.

Fórum

bbPress

bbPress is a forum solution from the creators of WordPress itself. Allows you to create profiles, discussions, subscriptions, etc.

BuddyPress

BuddyPress is used to create online communities, teams, groups, message boards, messaging, etc.

Paid membership

MemberPress

I consider MemberPress to be one of the most advanced solutions for paid membership. Allows you to create a membership section and earn money by selling online courses or other premium content.

Paid Memberships Pro

Paid Memberships Pro also allows you to sign up for paid membership in various sections of the site.

Restrict Content Pro

Restrict Content Pro is a complete solution that also allows you to restrict the display of content only to selected groups of members.

Tip: for a paid membership you can also use a complete tool – Mioweb , which is used to sell online courses. See the Mioweb review for more information.

LMS

LMS (learning management system) is a complete system for training management – online education, paid courses, lessons, etc.

LearnDash

LearnDash is one of the best rated online training solutions.

LifterLMS

LifterLMS is another popular training system.

LearnPress

LearnPress is another well-rated solution.

Coupons

WP Coupons and Deals

WP Coupons and Deals makes it easy to add coupons to a website.

Efficiency

Yoast Duplicate Post

Yoast Duplicate Post allows you to duplicate all types of articles and pages.

Web migration

Duplicator

Duplicator gives users the ability to migrate, copy, move or clone WordPress web pages from one location to another and also serves as a simple backup tool.

Website management

Plugins for mass administration and maintenance of web pages:

SeedProd

SeedProd is the top plugin for maintenance mode (Maintenance page / Coming soon page). It gives your business a head start by helping you build an audience before you launch your site.

InfiniteWP

InfiniteWP allows users to manage a large number of WordPress websites from a single administration.

MainWP

MainWP is also used for bulk management of multiple web pages within one bulletin board.

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Easy Digital Downloads

Easy Digital Downloads is a complete tool for selling digital products such as ebooks, PDFs, software, etc.

CartFlows

CartFlows is a great tool for creating sales funnels. It is used to gain customers, increase sales and maximize profits from the website.

I deal with plugins for WooCommerce eshop in the article Most Popular WooCommerce Plugins .

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