Best WordPress Plugins for Every Blogger

WordPress is one of the most widely used platforms for blogging today. When we write blogs, we desire readers for them. In order to get readers, the blogs should be optimised in every manner. Now, a writer should not be worrying too much about these technicalities. So, Plugins come handy here. In this article, we will be sharing the list of our personally recommended best WordPress Plugins.

Akismet Anti-Spam

Removing Spammy comments is one of tedious tasks that everyone hates to perform. Time spent dealing with spam is time stolen from the business of your site. Filtering it manually is confusing and time-consuming.So, you can use this automated tool to filter out bad comments for you.

Plans availability: Both Free and Paid


Since 2016, Google and other search engines have started mentioning the importance of AMP in their news announcements. AMP formerly stood for “Accelerated Mobile Pages”, but now works completely across desktop and mobile. It was introduced to dramatically improve the performance of the web and deliver a fast, consistent content consumption experience. AMP pages load near instantly, enabling you to offer a consistently fast experience across all devices and platforms. Earlier, people found its implementation a little difficult but now we have got nice plugins to help us in this task.

Plans availability: Free Plan available.

Auto Image Attributes From Filename With Bulk Updater

Image Alt tags play a very important role in overall search engine optimization. Now, if you are having a lot of images associated with each page on your website/blog, then bulk updating image alt tags would be perfect for you. This plugin can update image attributes for both new images and existing images in the media library. It Automatically adds Image attributes such as Image Title, Image Caption, Description And Alt Text from Image Filename. Proper alt text also helps people who are blind or who have low vision understand your images thereby improving the accessibility of your website. This will open up your website to a new segment of visitors and increase your traffic.

Plans availability: Free and Paid Plan available.

Yoast Duplicate Post

This plugin allows users to clone posts of any type, or copy them to new drafts for further editing.This is really helpful if you are trying to copy a web page design on other pages too. Just think, how much time it can save for you.

Plans availability: Free Plan available

Easy Table of Contents

Let’s suppose while searching for a particular query you land on an article. Now, this article is really long and you do not want to spend too much time on it. So, you start scrolling till the end to find the exact answer. Now, if there would have been a brief Table of contents before the start of the content, then it would have made this navigation so much easier for you. This plugin automatically generates a table of contents for your posts, pages and custom post types by parsing its contents for headers.

Plans availability: Free Plan available

Flying Pages by WP Speed Matters

This plugin preload pages before the user clicks on it, making them load instantly and injects a tiny JavaScript code (1KB gzipped), waits until the browser becomes idle. Then it detects pages in the viewport and on mouse hover and preloads them. It is intelligent to make sure preloading doesn’t crash your server or make it slow.

Plans availability: Free Plan available

Header Footer Code Manager

This plugin by 99 Robots is a easy interface to add snippets to the header or footer or above or below the content of your page.

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  • Add an unlimited number of scripts and styles anywhere and on any post / page
  • Manage which posts or pages the script loads
  • Supports custom post types
  • Supports ability to load only on a specific post or page, or latest posts
  • Control where exactly on the page the script is loaded – head, footer, before content, or after content
  • Script can load only on desktops or mobile. Enable or disable one or the other.
  • Use shortcodes to manually place the code anywhere
  • Label every snippet for easy reference
  • Plugin logs which user added and last edited the snippet, and when

Plans availability: Free

GDPR Cookie Consent

The GDPR Cookie Consent plugin will assist you in making your website GDPR compliant. It comes with a host of features some of which are listed below.

Plans availability: Free and Paid Plan available

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. With such a sitemap, it’s much easier for the crawlers to see the complete structure of your site and retrieve it more efficiently. The plugin supports all kinds of WordPress generated pages as well as custom URLs. Additionally it notifies all major search engines every time you create a post about the new content.

Plans availability: Free Plan available

Mammoth .docx converter

Mammoth is designed to convert .docx documents, such as those created by Microsoft Word, and convert them to HTML. Mammoth aims to produce simple and clean HTML by using semantic information in the document, and ignoring other details. For instance, Mammoth converts any paragraph with the style Heading1 to h1 elements, rather than attempting to exactly copy the styling (font, text size, colour, etc.) of the heading. This allows you to paste from Word documents without the usual mess. There’s a large mismatch between the structure used by .docx and the structure of HTML, meaning that the conversion is unlikely to be perfect for more complicated documents. Mammoth works best if you only use styles to semantically mark up your document.

Plans availability: Free Plan available

Schema Pro

We know the importance of schema markup for search engine optimization. But, if you do not have coding skills, it becomes really difficult to implement them on the website. So, using this plugin, you can easily apply schema markup on your website without using a single line of coding. Moreover, you can verify the markup with an easy one touch button. The best thing is that you can get monthly as well as lifetime license for unlimited websites. So, this way, you can even use it on your client’s websites as well.

Simple Sitemap

Simple Sitemap helps improve your SEO ranking by automatically generating an HTML sitemap of your content. Add a full sitemap literally in seconds. No coding or setup required. Works straight out of the box and includes plenty of flexible customization options.


Wordfence includes an endpoint firewall and malware scanner that were built from the ground up to protect WordPress. Our Threat Defense Feed arms Wordfence with the newest firewall rules, malware signatures and malicious IP addresses it needs to keep your website safe. Rounded out by 2FA and a suite of additional features, Wordfence is the most comprehensive WordPress security solution available.

Google Tag Manager for WordPress

Google Tag Manager (GTM) is Google’s free tool for everyone to manage and deploy analytics and marketing tags as well as other code snippets using an intuitive web UI.

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This plugin places the GTM container code snippets onto your wordpress website so that you do not need to add this manually.

The plugin complements your GTM setup by pushing page meta data and user information into the so called data layer.

Easy Social Share Buttons for WordPress

If your default wordpress theme is not having inbuilt social media sharing buttons, then this plugin is for you. It gives you hundreds of options to provide social touch points to visitors on your website. For instance, you can put social shares buttons at different places on your blog, you can embed FB/Whatsapp/Skype chat on your website, you can collect emails of visitors on your blog etc.

Plans availability: Only Paid Plan available

Contact Form 7

This plugin basically helps you in creating contact forms on your website. These contact forms can be placed at different places, like on the homepage, contact us page, blog sidebars, footer section etc. Specially, if you are into lead generation, then contact forms will play an important role in your marketing efforts.

Plans availability: Free Plan available

Yoast SEO

To rank highly in search engines, you need to beat the competition. You need a better, faster, stronger website than the people who sell or do the same kinds of things as you.

Yoast SEO is the most-used WordPress SEO plugin, and has helped millions of people like you to get ahead, and to stay ahead.

Yoast SEO is packed full of features, designed to help visitors and search engines to get the most out of your website. Some of our favourites are:

  • Automated technical SEO improvements, like canonical URLs and meta tags.
  • Advanced XML sitemaps; making it easy for Google to understand your site structure.
  • Title and meta description templating, for better branding and consistent snippets in the search results.
  • An in-depth Schema.org integration that will increase your chance of getting rich results, by helping search engines to understand your content.
  • Full control over site breadcrumbs, so that users and search engines always know where they are.
  • Faster loading times for your whole website, due to an innovative way of managing data in WordPress.

ThirstyAffiliates Affiliate Link Manager

If you are looking to supercharge your affiliate marketing, then the first thing that needs attention is “affiliate link management”. The plugin creates a new shortlink/link redirect to your long ugly affiliate link by making a pretty link with your own website URL. You can group your affiliate links into hierarchical categories. eg. placing all Amazon links within an “Amazon” category, or all software links in a “Software” category.Managing your links in ThirstyAffiliates means there is only one place to change the destination URL if required rather than having to go back and replace the link in potentially hundreds of articles. You can choose from 301 (default), 302 or 307 redirects, all of which are safe link redirects. Link redirects protect your affiliate links from being scrapped and replaced by malware in your visitor’s browser. There is also a smart uncloaking feature so if the affiliate program you are using (such as Amazon Associates) does not like your links behind a redirect, you can still use ThirstyAffiliates. Your links can be conditionally uncloaked on the front end.

Plans availability: Free Plan and Paid Plan available

Thrive Architect

If you are looking to create a conversion focused website, then landing pages play a major role. Now, you cannot depend on inbuilt wordpress page builders because it is not just enough. For including different elements on the landing page, you will need a lot of different plugin, which will make the whole process quite tiring and time consuming. Before trying Thrive Architect, we have tried other page builders like Visual composer and Elementor, but none of them was so easy and fast to operate.

Plans availability: This is a Paid Plugin

WP Rocket

In the world of Tiktok, everyone is losing patience. The average attention span has been decreased to around 15 seconds. So, in these times, when people want everything fast, you need to load your web pages faster. Only good hosting will not be enough to achieve this metric. If you will check recommendations in Google page insights, almost 90% improvements are too much technical for a normal blogger. So, instead of wasting time into all these technical aspects, you can use a plugin like WPRocket. It provides lots of features like browser caching, GZip compression, Sitemap preloading, fonts optimisation, lazy loading, minification etc.

Plans availability: This is a Paid Plugin

Ad Inserter Pro

If you are looking to earn through your blog, the easiest way is to get Google Adsense approval and start showing ads on your articles. But, these ads are of different dimensions and sometimes it becomes difficult to keep a track of different ad codes and their placement.

So, you can make use of this tool for easy placement for google adsense ads all over your website. Infact, we have been personally using it and it has made link management much easier than before. It can insert any code at any supported position. Perfect for AdSense, Amazon, Ad Manager DFP ads, rotating banners or any other ads.

Plans Availability : Paid Plans starting from $20 one time payment.

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