WordPress Plugins we can’t live without

WordPress is great. It’s free, easy to maintain, filled with resources…. And on top of that, there are millions of plugins available to pretty much help you do anything you need!

We were about to begin a new installation there and thought it’d be a great idea to share with you the few plugins we just install by default, on every WordPress site we create.

Akismet Anti-Spam

Akismet checks your comments and contact form submissions against a global database of spam to prevent your site from publishing malicious content.

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Contact Form 7

Contact Form 7 is one of the most popular and oldest WordPress contact form plugins around. It allows you to easily create contact forms and place them anywhere on your website through shortcodes.

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All in One SEO Pack

Use All in One SEO Pack to optimize your WordPress site for SEO. It’s easy and works out of the box for beginners, and has advanced features and an API for developers.

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Google XML Sitemaps

Use this plugin to greatly improve SEO to create special XML sitemaps which will help search engines like Google, Bing, Yahoo and Ask.com to better index your site.

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Google Analytics Dashboard for WP by ExactMetrics (formerly GADWP)

This Google Analytics for WordPress plugin enables you to track your site using the latest Google Analytics tracking code and allows you to view key Google Analytics stats in your WordPress install.

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Smush Image Compression and Optimization

Resize, optimize, optimise and compress all of your images with the incredibly powerful and 100% free WordPress image smusher, brought to you by the superteam at WPMU DEV!

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Cookie Notice for GDPR

Cookie Notice allows you to elegantly inform users that your site uses cookies and to comply with the EU cookie law GDPR regulations.

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Admin Menu Editor

Admin Menu Editor lets you manually edit the Dashboard menu. You can reorder the menus, show/hide specific items, change permissions, and more.

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Really Simple SSL

Really Simple SSL automatically detects your settings and configures your website to run over https.
To keep it lightweight, the options are kept to a minimum. The entire site will move to SSL.

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