WordPress is highly used CMS World wide & having a library of thousands of plugins.However, there are few plugins which are essential for almost every single WordPress website.Today I am going to share 7 must have WordPress plugins for 2018.
SEO Yoast is popular seo plugin which can help you to make your site fully seo optimized.It shows you all the recommendation & correction for making blogs & pages seo friendly.You’ll receive regular alerts about any issues which require your attention and be provided with a rank of each blog post for SEO quality.
It is very important to have backup of site if anything goes wrong with current site.Updraft Plus allow to take full back up of site including blogs, plugins & themes of site.You can store backup directly to Dropbox, Google Drive, Amazon S3 (or compatible), UpdraftVault, Rackspace Cloud, FTP, DreamObjects, Openstack Swift, and email.You can even restore entire backup whenever you want.
(3) W3 Total Cache
Visitor will leave your site if it takes long time for site loading. W3 Total Cache helps reducing site load time by clearing cache files & minimizing file size which helps site ranking higher on Google.Like other plugins this is also free plugin.
(4) Login Lockdown
Login lockdown plugin restrict login attempts on site.It helps to protect site from hackers.By default, a user can try to login into your site with as many incorrect attempts they want.Using plugin like lockdown can help restrict login attempts to site.It is must use plugin for 2018.
Akismet is part of WordPress library from long time.But still it is one of the most of important plugin out of thousands.This plugin protects your site from spam. You need to install a plugin in WordPress backend, then just to register on site of Akistmet to get a key & then you need paste that key into settings of Akistmet plugin.That’s all you need to do to keep away your site from spam.
To keep your site away from hackers & brutal force attacks WordPress is having wonderful plugin called Wordfence security.It will protect your site from any unauthorized attacks & inform you if any changes to core WordPress code.
(7)Contact form 7
Contact form 7 is a free plugin allows you to create form for different purpose.You can create basic inquiry or contact form with different fields, email sending & captcha functionality.It is most trusted contact form among users.
I hope this article is useful to you.All above are 7 Must Have WordPress Plugins for 2018.I personally use all of these plugins for my & on site of my clients.If you any questions regarding these plugins or want to improving performance of site further using plugins feel free to contact.