30 Essential WordPress Plugins that Power Your Blog

WordPress is one of the finest CMS for making or designing a blog. It becomes better when a blogger install and activate various plugins in this CMS. WordPress plugins add various functionalities to your blog. These plugins fulfils all the short side of this CMS. These plugins are very necessary for WordPress and every blogger must use it. Some of the main and widely used WordPress plugins are as follows:

All in One SEO Pack

It is one of the best SEO plugin for WordPress. You can give SEO title, description and keywords in this plugin for your particular post that helps in the optimization and indexing of your post on various search engines.

link: https://wordpress.org/plugins/all-in-one-seo-pack/

Google XML Sitemaps

This Wordpess plugin helps bloggers in creating the sitemap of their blog or website so that they can easily submit the sitemap of their blog in Google Webmaster tool.

link: https://wordpress.org/plugins/google-xml-sitemap/


This WordPress plugin filters the spam and good comments in a better way. You have to enter an API key to activate this plugin. It becomes easier for you to identify the spam comments after activating this plugin.

link: https://wordpress.org/plugins/akismet/

Contact Form 7

Contact Form 7


Bloggers can easily make a contact form on the contact us page of their blog with the help of this plugin. You just need to paste the id provided by this plugin on the contact us page.

link: http://wordpress.org/plugins/contact-form-7/


It is also an ultimate plugin for bloggers. This plugin displays a fly out box with a link of the post of any category you want, when scrolling down any post.

link: http://wordpress.org/plugins/upprev/

Click Fraud Monitoring

This plugin is beneficial for those bloggers who enabled Google AdSense on their blogs. This Plugin helps in monitoring the malicious click on your ads. You can also block a particular IP address with the help of this plugin.

link: https://wordpress.org/plugins/adsense-click-fraud-monitoring/

WP-Copyright Protection

This WordPress plugin helps in protecting your site data from copying. It disables the right click on your blog so that no one can copy the data on your site.

link: https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-copyright-protection/


It is also a very good plugin for bloggers. It is better to put the AdSense ad code in this plugin rather to put the ad code one by one in each post manually.

link: https://wordpress.org/plugins/ad-injection/

WordPress SEO by Yoast

It is also one of the best SEO plugins. This plugin is beneficial for beginners as they can easily learn the whole process of using keywords and tags in an article or post with the help of this plugin.

link: https://yoast.com/wordpress/plugins/seo/

After the Deadline

It is a very much beneficial plugin for those bloggers whose English is not so great. This WordPress plugin helps in checking the spelling and grammatical errors.

link: https://wordpress.org/plugins/after-the-deadline/

Author Advertising WordPress Plugin

This plugin is good for author advertising program and you can put advertisements, according to the author of a particular post. You can configure this plugin according to affiliate ads too.

link: https://wordpress.org/plugins/author-advertising-plugin/

Gocodes WordPress Plugin

This plugin helps in converting the style and color of your affiliate ad links. You can easily convert the ugly look of your affiliate links into bright and pretty look.

Insights WordPress Plugins

This plugin has a feature of interlinking of your blog posts in a better way. You can also add various links in your blog posts with the help of this plugin.

link: https://wordpress.org/plugins/insights/

No Self Pings

It is a very useful WordPress plugin which helps to stop sending Pingbacks or trackbacks to interlinked posts inside my blog or website.

link: https://wordpress.org/plugins/no-self-ping/

Quick AdSense

You can insert or put your AdSense ad codes at any place on your site with the help of this WordPress plugin. It provides the compatibility of changing the position of ads at any time.

link: http://wordpress.org/plugins/quick-adsense/

Robots Meta WordPress Plugin

You can easily put no index tags or no follow tags around your WordPress blog. This plugin mainly used for .htaccess file and robots.txt files.

link: http://wordpress.org/plugins/wordpress-meta-robots/

RSS Footer

RSS feeds are beneficial for any blog. Bloggers can easily show the link to their RSS feeds in the footer section of their blog with the help of this plugin.

link: https://wordpress.org/plugins/rss-footer/

Role Manager WordPress Plugin

This plugin is perfect for multi author blogs. It helps in defining the roles of multi authors. Therefore, it is a must WordPress plugin for multi author blogs.

link: https://wordpress.org/plugins/tags/role-manager

Subscribe to Comments

Every WordPress blogger must use this plugin as this plugin creates a checkbox below the comment section so that the users can easily subscribe to your blog post comments.

link: https://wordpress.org/plugins/subscribe-to-comments/

SEO Friendly Images

If you want to optimize your blog images for various search engines, then always use this WordPress plugin. It automatically adds the alt text according to the name of the image.

link: https://wordpress.org/plugins/seo-image/

Watermark Reloaded

One can easily add watermark into your images through this plugin. It also saves your time as doing manual watermarking into your images is always a time consuming task.

link: https://wordpress.org/plugins/watermark-reloaded/

SEO Smart Link WordPress Plugin

It helps in increasing the rank of your blog. It automatically interlinks your keyword with any post in your blog.

link: https://wordpress.org/plugins/seo-automatic-links/

WP DB Manager

As its name implies, this WordPress plugin helps in maintaining the database of your WordPress blog. You can also use this plugin to repair database, run SQL query and can also take the back up of database.

link: https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-dbmanager/

WordPress Page Navigation Plugin

Page navigation makes your site better for readers as they can easily navigate from one page to another page of your blog through navigation. It helps in making good and easy page navigation.

link: https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-pagenavi/

WP Status Notifier Plugin

This plugin is beneficial for both you and the users. It sends a notification to you when a blog post is submitted by a user and also sends a notification to the users after accepting their blog post by post.

link: https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-status-notifier/

WP Touch iPhone Plugin

It makes your WordPress blog responsive for smart phones. It has so many features through which you can optimize your full blog according to the mobile screen.

link: https://wordpress.org/plugins/wptouch/

WP Super Cache

It is one of the essential WordPress plugin for bloggers. This plugin is perfect for shared hosting blogs as it helps in decreasing the load from the server.

link: https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-super-cache/


The full form of this plugin is yet another related post plugin. It helps in showing the related posts at the end of every blog post. It also provides template customization option.

link: https://wordpress.org/plugins/yet-another-related-posts-plugin/


On page SEO becomes easier for you after activating this plugin in your WordPress blog. It helps you to check the keyword density in an article and it also helps you to optimize keywords in a better way.

link: http://easywpseoplugin.com

Enhanced WP Contact Form

It is a simple and easy WordPress plugin. You can simply add a contact form in your WordPress blog with the help of this plugin. You can also add various fields in the contact form according to your choice.

link: https://wordpress.org/plugins/enhanced-wordpress-contactform/


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