This is absolutely true that wordpress is one of the best and widely used blogging software in the world , but do you know what makes wordpress so much popular ? The answer is its wide range of plugins which are mostly free and few are paid . This is the credit of plugins which helps a webmaster or blogger to create any feature/option/function on a website / blog without any knowledge of programming language . what you all need to do is to search for the plugin , install the plugin ,activate it and configure it as per your requirements. But among such a huge number and category of wordpress plugin available in the market , it is difficult for a webmaster / blogger to know the function of each plugin , and if he don’t know that which feature is available in which plugin then it is impossible for webmaster to create that feature on his wordpress website.
The list of top most important / popular / famous wordpress plugins and its detailed feature and for what purpose it is used is explained below, so that a webmaster should know where to use the plugin .
1 . WordPress Seo by yoast : the use and feature of this plugin is to configure the search engine optimization of your wordpress site , this plugin will automatically , prompt the best suggestions for creating a seo friendly website to rank higher in search engines like google , bing , yahoo , msn etc , This plugin is also used by the world most popular blog known as mashable and tech crunch .
2.Woocommerce : This plugin is used for implementing ecommerce feature on your wordpress website , this plugin , create carting system and other mandatory options which a online selling store must have is present in this plugin . it is the number one wordpress plugin for using wordpress as a ecommerce site. This plugin is the most widely used ecommerce plugin for creating ecommerce website on wordpress plateform.
3.WP Super Cache : This plugin is used on wordpress website / blog for optimizing cache , if your website once have daily traffic / visitors more than 1000 , your site will automatically perform slow , hence in order to make you website / blog load fast , this plugin is very helpful in making your site faster accessible.
4.Broken link checker : The use of this plugin is to check the broken links on your wordpress website , because brocken links on website creates negative impact on search engine listings as well as in the mind of your visitors , hence this plugin will automatically scan whole pages of your website, and tell you to take an action on the broken links , either to delete / ignore the link.
5.NextGEN Gallery : This is one of the most popular plugin which is widely used on various wordpress websites to create a photo gallery , It has lot of feature so that your photos within the gallery of your website can be enhanced with multiple options , which gives a awesome & beautiful look to your photo gallery. This plugin will enable you to upload multiple photos zip , it create beautiful thumbnails , or you can also create a slide show type photo gallery , you can rotate , zoom and water mark your images as well.
6.Captcha : This is also one of the most important plugin for security of your wordpress blog / website , it allow you to prevent robot comments which are generated by boats , It is applied on administrative login page and in comment box , before any body post any comment , he must have to solve / type the captcha code in the empty box provided . Hence it keep the bad guys away from your wordpress website / blog. [Read more…] about Top 25 wordpress plugins and its feature which a blogger & web master must know .