Top 10 WordPress plugins for 2015
This is a collection of 10 essential WordPress plugins which will power up your WordPress site. We have tested those plugins and got the best result. I am also waiting for reactions from both beginner and professional WordPress users.
Probably the best plugin to manage your WordPress SEO. However, you should fine tune it to avoid a bad indexing your site. Currently I use it at many of my web project.
Improve your WordPress SEO with the plugin Yoast.
Alternative: Platinum SEO Pack
Easy to use, powerful and effective: Wysija is none other than the ultimate newsletter management plugin. 90% of the standard requirements are covered with this extension.
Newsletter plugin easy to use with WordPress.
Alternative: WordPress Newsletter by Tribulant Software
You can easily create attractive forms with Gravity Forms. Gravity Forms is among one of the most powerful WordPress plugins available today. Reliable, it even has additional modules.
The best WordPress plugin to design sophisticated forms.
Alternatives: Contact Form 7
Jetpack is more than a plugin because it brings together a panel of practical tools to boost the functionality of your WordPress blog. Developed by Automattic – the company behind WordPress, Jetpack is not a gas plant provided to activate only the necessary modules. For my part, I use it for some time on this site and the result is very convincing: comments with social network integration, Free CDN for your images, automated share to Facebook / Twitter to the publication of a new article, etc.
A set of plugins to boost your WordPress installation.
Most of you will tell me that the Google Analytics code can be inserted directly into your theme without using a plugin … yes, but the use of an extension gives me many advantages: non-recognition of connected users according their roles, segmentation data analyzed using custom WordPress-specific criteria, etc. In short, Google Analytics for WordPress is a wizard to generate a custom script GA.
A configuration wizard for WordPress Google Analytics script (free).
Akismet is the anti-spam plugin available by default in WordPress. Mostly free, it remains invincible to fight effectively against unwanted comments on your blog.
The anti-spam plugin comes by default on WordPress. Certified with no known security flaw.
Alternative: Antispam Bee
WordPress search function is definitely too basic which gives inaccurate results. To overcome this problem and provide a worthy search result install Relevanssi and perform indexing of your site just in a few clicks. The advantage of this plugin is that it plugs directly into the search box and in your theme page of results – ie the WordPress functions provided natively. Integration is therefore, easy and the results customization options like highlighting of search terms will bring a real gain in the user experience.
Greatly improve the search tool on your WordPress blog.
If you are looking for a complete plugin to translate your content, as well as your themes and plugins with an integrated interface in the back office, so WPML is for you! I regularly designs multilingual projects with all the resulting constraints – particularly in terms of custom post types / custom taxonomies, and I can guarantee you that it gave me satisfaction despite not always easy grip.
As for Gravity Forms, WPML has additional modules for image management, support of Gravity Forms precisely, the addition of a dashboard to manage the translations made by professionals, etc.
Turn your WordPress website (back office / front office) in a multilingual version.
Everyone wants show good slider on their home page. All plugins are far from argues: some are real gas plants that will overload your site and whose handling is quite complex; and others, are much simpler and lighter to use. Nivo Slider belongs to the second category.
It is based primarily on the use of custom content types and WordPress media library. A little trick in passing: Ensure that each slide has a no index tag, install WordPress SEO for this list.
A plugin for creating slideshows jQuery WordPress.
It is not by chance that I end this list with WooCommerce, the e-commerce solution for WordPress WooThemes themes developed by the Company. The aim is indeed to show that we can design all kinds of websites with WordPress. Advantage of WordPress publishing power for your online store, as is the reason for WooCommerce.
Again, there are dozens of add-ons, as well as specifically designed themes for it, – it should be noted that many creators of themes run natively now. The plugin is free in its basic version and only pay additional modules remain. Ideal for testing!
Project support by WooThemes business I think is a more reliable for maintenance of your shop several years.As well as the impressive number of download.
The e-commerce solution of choice for WordPress.
In view of this selection, it is clear that some plugins have become true full applications that generate their towers to create add-ons. A real joy to work daily with tools of a good quality. It’s your turn to share your top plug in the comments!