With so many WordPress plugins it can be hard to know which ones to use. While it is true that every blog is different there are a few selected plugins that every blogger should use…
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There are loads of SEO plugins out there this one is the best for us bloggers. SEO is complicated enough, but this plugin makes it as easy as possible to get all those titles and metatags right.
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In a perfect world, you wouldn’t need plugins like Akismet, but this is the internet and every comment box is like a glow-light for spammers. It is a little hassle setting it up, but once up and running it will take care of all those nasty spam comments for you.
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WP External Links opens all external links in a new window/tab, and it adds “external” / “nofollow” to rel-attribute to every link! This makes your blog SEO friendly and keeps those valuable readers on your site.
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Here is a fact: Sometimes websites and data servers can lose all your data in the blink of an eye! Or as I have learned the hard way, you can delete a file yourself by accident and your site will be inaccessible. We all remember what happened to sickipedia.org! So why not protect yourself with VaultPress. While not the easiest to use it protects and backs up your content, themes, plugins, and settings in real-time so you don’t have to ever worry about it happening to you. Better safe than sorry!
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Going to be running some sort of ads on your blog? Ad Inserter makes it super easy. Just put the ad code inside each tab, then choose where to put it! It also works for banners and affiliate posters which makes it perfect for long term use.
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Blog security is something you have to take very seriously while being self-hosted and All In One WP Security couldn’t make it any easier. Just download it, install it and turn it on! No fuss, no hassle and it makes your site super safe.
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Not only is Related Posts by Zemanta good for getting more page views (and showing them in a verity of ways), you can also monetize showing native content! Yes, you can literally get paid for showing people something else to read!
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While there is a small fee for it, NextScripts: Social Networks Auto-Poster makes posting to lots of social media accounts super easy. The list of compatible social media sites is almost endless and once setup, you need never worry about it again.
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Even if you don’t send out a blog feed newsletter just yet, capture all those valuable email addresses with MailChimp Forms by MailMunch. This is, without doubt, the easiest and best-looking way to that.
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When you have just moved from wordpress.com, wordpress.org can seem like a barren, empty place. So fill those menu options and theme styles with a plugin that will keep many of the well-known features you get with wordpress.com and so very much more. For many bloggers, this is not just a plugin, it’s a comfortable, friendly sofa that you can snuggle up in and feel right at home.