Top 10 Essential WordPress Plugins 2017

How to pick the right plugin for your WordPress website or blog? All things considered, the decision is extreme – there are more than 26,000 of them scattered over the web. Some plugins are free, other paid, however all are intended to give particular functionalities or help oversee assigned areas of your site.

1. Blog Designer

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Not a techy person? But you want to decor your blog in your own way, Blog designer must be your pick.

Replace your old blog design with something new and attractive with this awesome WordPress plugin. Unique templates, background colors, custom CSS support and much more to explore with FREE version, Isn’t that too good to try?

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2. User Activity Log

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This is one of the most important plugin that every multi user blog owner must have. With the help of this WordPress plugin, you can keep a track of activities done by user for example; you want to track logins of a particular user. This plugin will notify you when any user is logged in to your admin panel.

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3. Avartan Slider

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How can this plugin be missed? Representing your offerings in an attractive way is easier with Avartan Slider. This slider plugin has gain much popularity as it offers various features like Mobile responsive, SEO friendly, simple drag and drop backend, slide layouts and animation options, browser compatibility.

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4. Trash Duplicate and 301 Redirect

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If you are facing duplicate content issue with your blog, this WordPress plugin is for you. When a blog is owned by multiple authors or editors, sometimes you end up with content duplication which endangers your blog in terms of SEO Rankings. With this coolest plugin on earth you don’t have to worry about duplicate posts, redirection of removed content etc…

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5. User Blocker

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If you ever want to block any user to allow logging into your blog, User Blocker is just perfect plugin. Deleting that user profile will delete all the posts contributed by that user, which is not recommended. Hence blocking a user in terms of a particular period, certain time range or permanently are easy with this WordPress Plugin.

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6. WordPress SEO by Yoast

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This is another WordPress plugin for SEO. This plugin assist you in maintaining SEO factors as per Google. Improving your blog’s SEO with better content and a fully optimized site can be achieved by this plugin.

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7. Akismet

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Handling comment spamming is very painful for your blog. Akismet handles this pain by checking comments for potential spam and lets you review for the same. It will check all the comments automatically and filters out the ones that looks like spam.

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8. Contact Form 7

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A blog’s must have contact us form is a great way to offer your visitors the ease of reaching you. This is the best customizable WordPress plugin which supports multiple contact forms, basic markup changes to its content, Ajax powered submission, CAPTCHA, and Akismet spam filtering.

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9. Jetpack

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From related / popular posts, share buttons, publicize, comments and the subscription system, to site stats and site monitor Jetpack boosts your self-hosted site with cloud power of WordPress.com. It helps keep your blog running 24X7 fighting with malicious login attacks.

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10. Yet Another Related Posts Plugin

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When any visitor comes to your blog and you want them to hold for long, give them a list of posts and or pages related to the current topic they are looking for. Engage them to visit another posts with YARPP plugin is easy. It is well known plugin which will deliver the accurate recommendations to your visitors.

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What do you consider to be the most superior in WordPress plugin? Got any top choices? Leave a review (or question!) underneath and I may simply add it to the post.