Are you looking for the best and most popular WordPress plugins for your website? Check out this list of great plugins for different situations.
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also have a free version .
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:
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. Rank Math
is a popular SEO plugin. You can use it as an alternative to the plugins mentioned above. Yoast
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. Redirection
You can read more information in the article
. on SEO optimization in WordPress
Website speed is important for visitor satisfaction as well as SEO. Google also considers load time in search results.
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. WP Rocket
also helps speed up the website. I like it for its easy integration – no complicated settings. Can be installed as a plugin. RocketCDN
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:
is an excellent premium plugin that provides a full-featured Antivirus and Firewall for the web. Sucuri
is the official plugin from Automattic, which is also behind Jetpack wordpress.com . The free version offers basic security and web acceleration options. The paid version also includes backup and security web scanning.
automatically detects WordPress site settings and configures it to run over HTTPS. Really Simple SSL
is a premium complete website backup solution. BackupBuddy
is a great plugin for managing ads. Allows you to automatically insert ad units in different places on the page. Advanced Ads Popup windows
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). Ninja Popups
is a popular popup plugin from Elegant Themes. It allows integration with the most popular email marketing tools such as mailchimp, ConvertKit, etc. Bloom
is another premium plugin for popups and email collection. Thrive Leads
Plugins for email marketing, email collection and newsletter sending:
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. Optin Monster
is the most popular email plugin for WordPress. It is used to collect emails and send newsletters. MailPoet
can help if your WordPress site does not send emails. WP Mail SMTP
is the best free live chat in my opinion. No restrictions, clear administration and the ability to respond via mobile. Tawk.To Live Chat
Page builders allow you to build your own web page – its layout and insert various elements into it.
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 Elementor plugin review .
builder is a page builder of the popular Divi šablóny from Elegant Themes. For more information, I recommend you check out this Divi review of šablóny .
is another well-known Drag & Drop builder. SeedProd
is a modern website builder. Brizy
– allows you to insert various elements such as shortcodes on the web page. Shortcodes Ultimate
Tip for themes:
From premium themes, I have good experience with themes
and with page builder
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 Contact Form 7 Flamingo plugin – it is used to store data from forms.
is a plugin with which even a non-technical user can compose advanced forms with a nice design. WP 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. Formidable Forms
Tip: see also the . instructions on how to create a contact form in WordPress
If you need an international website in multiple languages, use one of the following plugins:
is a premium plugin that allows you to manage multilingual content within WordPress. I use it for all multilingual projects. WPML
is another premium plugin for multilingualism, whose popularity is growing rapidly. Weglot
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. Loco Translate
Tip: For more information, see and How to make a multilingual website . How to translate in WordPress
is the most popular Google Analytics plugin for WordPress. Displays many useful traffic statistics directly on the WordPress bulletin board. MonsterInsights
is the official plugin on Google for WordPress. It has similar features to MonsterInsights. Displays data from Google Analytics, Search Console and AdSense. Google Site Kit
Tip: For more information, see . How to Install Google Analytics in WordPress
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. Monarch
(Smash Balloon Social Photo Feed) is a plugin for displaying an instagram feed directly on a web page. Instagram feed
(Smash Balloon Social Post Feed) is a plugin for displaying a Facebook feed directly on the web. Facebook feed
(Custom Twitter Feeds) is a plugin for displaying a Twitter feed directly on the web. Twitter feed
(YouTube video, channel, and gallery plugin) is a plugin for displaying a YouTube feed directly on the web. The YouTube feed
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. Social wall
is another popular plugin for managing and creating nice links. Pretty Links
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 , or ShareASale . AffilBox
In terms of speed, I recommend avoiding sliders altogether, but if necessary you can use:
is a plugin for creating and managing photo galleries in WordPress. Envira Gallery
allows the creation of data tables, graphs and data management. wpDataTables Comments
checks all comments and filters spam. Akismet
is the most advanced solution for creating a calendar of events that I know. The Events Calendar
is a forum solution from the creators of WordPress itself. Allows you to create profiles, discussions, subscriptions, etc. bbPress
is used to create online communities, teams, groups, message boards, messaging, etc. BuddyPress
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. MemberPress
also allows you to sign up for paid membership in various sections of the site. Paid Memberships Pro
is a complete solution that also allows you to restrict the display of content only to selected groups of members. Restrict Content Pro
Tip: for a paid membership you can also use a complete tool – , which is used to sell online courses. See Mioweb more information. the Mioweb review for
LMS (learning management system) is a complete system for training management – online education, paid courses, lessons, etc.
is one of the best rated online training solutions. LearnDash
is another popular training system. LifterLMS
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. Duplicator
Plugins for mass administration and maintenance of web pages:
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. SeedProd
allows users to manage a large number of WordPress websites from a single administration. InfiniteWP
is also used for bulk management of multiple web pages within one bulletin board. MainWP
is a great tool for creating sales funnels. It is used to gain customers, increase sales and maximize profits from the website. CartFlows
I deal with plugins for WooCommerce eshop in the article
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