10 Most Popular WordPress Plugins

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Hi friends, In earlier we have explained how to write own widget in WordPress and how to use/execute php code in widgets of WordPress. Now in this post I am going to explain about 10 Most popular wordpress plugins according to WordPress.org.

What is WordPress Plugin ?

WordPress are bits of software that can be uploaded to extend or expand the WordPress website.

10 Most Popular WordPress Plugins from wordpress.org by Anil Kumar Panigrahi

10 Most Popular WordPress Plugins from wordpress.org by Anil Kumar Panigrahi

1. WordPress SEO by Yoast

Improve your WordPress SEO: Write better content and have a fully optimized WordPress site using the WordPress SEO plugin by Yoast.
Download URL : https://wordpress.org/plugins/wordpress-seo/
Present version : 1.5.3.3

10 Most Popular WordPress Plugins from wordpress.org - WordPress SEO by Yoast

10 Most Popular WordPress Plugins from wordpress.org – WordPress SEO by Yoast

2. Contact Form 7

Just another contact form plugin. Simple but flexible.
Download URL : https://wordpress.org/plugins/contact-form-7/
Present version : 3.8.1

10 Most Popular WordPress Plugins from wordpress.org - Contact Form 7

10 Most Popular WordPress Plugins from wordpress.org – Contact Form 7

3. Jetpack by WordPress.com

Supercharge your WordPress site with powerful features previously only available to WordPress.com users.
Download URL : https://wordpress.org/plugins/jetpack/
Present version : 3.0.1

10 Most Popular WordPress Plugins from wordpress.org - Jetpack by WordPress

10 Most Popular WordPress Plugins from wordpress.org – Jetpack by WordPress

4. Google XML Sitemaps

This plugin will generate a special XML sitemap which will help search engines to better index your blog.
Download URL : https://wordpress.org/plugins/google-sitemap-generator/
Present version : 4.0.6

10 Most Popular WordPress Plugins from wordpress.org - Google XML Sitemaps

10 Most Popular WordPress Plugins from wordpress.org – Google XML Sitemaps

5. Akismet

Akismet checks your comments against the Akismet web service to see if they look like spam or not.
Download URL : https://wordpress.org/plugins/akismet/
Present version : 3.0.0

10 Most Popular WordPress Plugins from wordpress.org - Akismet

10 Most Popular WordPress Plugins from wordpress.org – Akismet

6. All in One SEO Pack

All in One SEO Pack is a WordPress SEO plugin to automatically optimize your WordPress blog for Search Engines such as Google.
Download URL : https://wordpress.org/plugins/all-in-one-seo-pack/
Present version : 2.1.6

10 Most Popular WordPress Plugins from wordpress.org - All in One SEO Pack

10 Most Popular WordPress Plugins from wordpress.org – All in One SEO Pack

7. WooCommerce – excelling eCommerce

WooCommerce is a powerful, extendable eCommerce plugin that helps you sell anything. Beautifully.
Download URL : https://wordpress.org/plugins/woocommerce/
Present version : 2.1.10

10 Most Popular WordPress Plugins from wordpress.org - WooCommerce – excelling eCommerce

10 Most Popular WordPress Plugins from wordpress.org – WooCommerce – excelling eCommerce

8. MailPoet Newsletters

Send newsletters, post notifications or autoresponders from WordPress easily, and beautifully.
Download URL : https://wordpress.org/plugins/wysija-newsletters/
Present version : 2.6.6

10 Most Popular WordPress Plugins from wordpress.org - MailPoet Newsletters

10 Most Popular WordPress Plugins from wordpress.org – MailPoet Newsletters

9. Wordfence Security

Wordfence Security is a free enterprise class security and performance plugin that makes your site up to 50 times faster and more secure.
Download URL : https://wordpress.org/plugins/wordfence/
Present version : 5.0.9

10 Most Popular WordPress Plugins from wordpress.org - Wordfence Security

10 Most Popular WordPress Plugins from wordpress.org – Wordfence Security

10. WordPress Importer

Import posts, pages, comments, custom fields, categories, tags and more from a WordPress export file.
Download URL : https://wordpress.org/plugins/wordpress-importer/
Present version : 0.6.1

10 Most Popular WordPress Plugins from wordpress.org - WordPress Importer

10 Most Popular WordPress Plugins from wordpress.org – WordPress Importer

PHP Web developer with 6 years of experience in Web Development, Integrating web designing, Testing and Deployment , and developed medium level to large scale websites using PHP , and as blogger maintaining technical blog Contact : php.anil@gmail.com

Discussion 3 Comments

  1. Dee Reinhardt

    Thanks Anil for this list. I currently use the top 3 on your list and plan to investigate a couple others. What is the difference between Yoast SEO and the All in One SEO Pack?

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