Nowadays, WordPress is really popular CMS and also have a lot of themes and plugins that you can download free. Some of you are not sure which plugins are important for using in your website. In fact, if you use a lot of plugin in your website, it can effect to the speed of website slow down as well. So you should consider using only important plugins for your blog.
We are not sure which plugin are important for blogging but with my experience, i would like to show you some important plugins that i had using for my blog.
1. Search Engines Optimization ( SEO )
SEO is useful plugin that help to automatically optimizes your WordPress blog for Search Engines (Search Engine Optimization) like Google, Yahoo, Bing…etc.
The most popular SEO wordpress plugin such as All in One SEO Pack and Yoast WordPress SEO . Anyways SEO Friendly Images is a WordPress SEO plugin also important which automatically updates all images with proper ALT and TITLE attributes for SEO purposes.
2. XML Sitemaps
This plugin will generate a special XML sitemap which will help search engines like Google, Bing, Yahoo and Ask.com to better index your blog. With such a sitemap, it’s much easier for the crawlers to see the complete structure of your site and retrieve it more efficiently.
WPtouch automatically transforms your WordPress blog into an iPhone application-style theme, complete with ajax loading articles and effects, when viewed from iPhone, iPod touch, Android, Palm Pre, Samsung touch and BlackBerry Storm/Torch mobile devices.
This plugin allow you verification google, yahoo and bing web master tool. All three of the major search engines offer some kind of website service. The most popular being Google Webmaster Tools. Yahoo offers Site Explorer and Bing has Webmaster Center. All three require that you verify your site and offer various methods to do so. This plugin uses the meta option and inserts a meta tag in your sites section of your site.
This plugin can track visitor for your website easily and with lots of metadata: views per author & category, automatic tracking of outbound clicks and pageviews.