WordPress Top Plugins - Useful Plugins You Must Have

Wordpress is one of a great free blogging software. For me wordpress is the top blogging software ever available with a lot of addon features that we can choose.

The way to get it is by searching around wordpress plugins out there that fits your dream features. I must say that makes blogging using wordpress blogging software much easier and amazing. Every plugin has their own unique purpose in other way definitely will improve your blogging and blog. There are countless number of new plugin created everyday, so choose carefully and find the best for you.

But if you searching around the net, you might find what we called wordpress plugins that are essential (a must have plugins). So here today I will share you the must have plugin which I see many bloggers especially pro bloggers using it.

WordPress Useful Plugins and Must Have Plugins

Akismet - This is a default WordPress plugin for stopping spam comments. It should be active or else, you will get unbeleivable spam comments in your posts!

Adsense-Deluxe - This plugin helps you to manage placing Google AdSense ads in your WordPress Posts.

FeedBurner FeedSmith - This plugin detects all ways to access your original WordPress feeds and redirects them to your FeedBurner feed so you can track every possible subscriber.

Google XML Sitemaps - This plugin will generate a sitemaps.org compatible sitemap of your WordPress blog which is supported by Ask.com, Google, MSN Search and YAHOO. This is usefull for SEO.

All in One SEO Pack - As the name says it! This plugin is a must for your SEO management. It’s full of options for optimizing your post’s title, discretion, sitemap option, etc..

Show Top Commentators - This plugin will encourage more comments from your readers, by rewarding them every time they post a comment! Readers with the most comments are displayed on your Wordpress blog, with their names (linked to their website if they provided one)….In case this plugin didn’t work, you may check Top Commentators Widget plugin (works the same)

Smart Archives - This plugin will create an Archive page for you, just incase you don’t have an Archive page on your blog offered with the theme.

Subscribe To Comments - This is a so must have plugin! It allows your readers to receive notifications of new comments that are posted to an entry they subscribed to. When they comment at your blog, they will have an option to check a box (for notification), then they will get email notification of further comments. This plugin helps a lot in having your visitors returning back to your blog.

Top Posts By Category - This plugin helps you to have your top posts in one place for your visitors. You can place this in your sidebar, or create an entire page for it.

WordPress Database Backup - We all know we should backup our databases daily. This wordpress plugin is saved us a lot of trouble! It simply adds automatic daily backup functionality for your all important database. Your can have the backups placed directly on your web server, or emailed to you.

Brian’s Threaded Comments - This plugin gives you threaded comments and a “wandering” comment form.

WordPress.com Stats - This plugin works like any tracker, that will track you blog’s traffic stats. Tracks views, post/page views, referrers, and clicks.

runPHP - This plugin enables you to embed PHP code directly into your posts.

Contextual Related Posts - This plugin show last 5 contextually related posts on single blog posts, right after the comment form. It is a good idea for your readers to have a chance to see your other posts related to the one they are reading.

Well those are some of the top and useful (must have wordpress plugins). There are a loy more other useful plugins for your social networking, and bookmarking services, I will make a special post for them…Mean while if you think that there is any “must have” plugin I forgot to mention here, please feel free to say in a comment.

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