My popular all new 2016 SalesBlog! WordPress plugins list is here! If you want your WordPress website to be at the top of the game then here are my latest suggestions of “must have” premier plugins to help you get there. All of these plugins have been used on my websites from this exhaustively researched list at one time or another.
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1.) Bonus! Stop Referrer Spam: While not a plugin a necessary cloud tool. “Our tool gathers your websites referrer statistics daily and compares them to all other websites. Correlating your referrer with other websites referrers allows us to automatically detect spam hosts. With the help of a lot of participating users we are even able detect new referrer spam hosts before they even hit your statistics. Ghost referrer spam can only be filtered because there is no real traffic on your website, spammers fake their visits on your website leading to bogus statistics. Our tool automates this process and creates a new filter as soon as we detect a new spam host.”
Version 1.1 | By xse media | Visit site
2.) AddToAny Share Buttons: Share buttons for your pages including AddToAny’s universal sharing button, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, WhatsApp and many more.
Version 1.6.9 | By AddToAny | Visit plugin site
3.) Adminimize: Visually compresses the administrative meta-boxes so that more admin page content can be initially.
Version 1.8.5 | By Frank Bültge | Visit plugin site
4.) Akismet: Used by millions, Akismet is quite possibly the best way in the world to protect your blog from comment and trackback spam. It keeps your site protected from spam even while you sleep.
Version 3.1.7 | By Automattic | Visit plugin site
5.) All In One SEO Pack: Out-of-the-box SEO for your WordPress blog.
Version 188.8.131.52 | By Michael Torbert | Visit plugin site
6.) Author Bio Box: Display a box with the author’s biography and also social icons in bottom of the post.
Version 3.3.0 | By claudiosanches | Visit plugin site
7.) Awesome Weather Widget: A weather widget that actually looks cool and does amazing stuff.
Version 1.1.5 | By Hal Gatewood | Visit plugin site
8.) Broken Link Checker: Checks your blog for broken links and missing images and notifies you on the dashboard if any are found.
Version 1.10.10 | By Janis Elsts | Visit plugin site
9.) Custom 404 Pro: Override the default 404 page with any page from the Admin Panel.
Version 1.4.2 | By Kunal Nagar | Visit plugin site
10.) Delete Me: Allow specific WordPress roles to delete themselves.
Version 1.9 | By Clinton Caldwell | Visit plugin site
11.) Display Widgets: Adds checkboxes to each widget to show or hide on site pages.
Version 2.05 | By Strategy11 | Visit plugin site
12.) Easy WP SMTP: Send email via SMTP from your WordPress Blog.
Version 1.2.2 | By Thomas Milburn | Visit plugin site
13.) Email Encoder Bundle – Protect Email Address: Protect email addresses on your site and hide them from spambots by using an encoding method.
Version 1.2.0 | By wpecommerce | Visit plugin site
14.) Emu2 – Email Users 2: Allows admins to send an e-mail to the single, multiple group of blog users. You can extract all e-mail addresses as well for external mass mailings. Credits to Vincent Prat http://www.vincentprat.info
Version 0.83b | By Juergen Schulze, firstname.lastname@example.org | Visit plugin site
Version 1.4.5 | By Boston Dell-Vandenberg | Visit plugin site
16.) GD Press Tools: GD Press Tools is a collection of various administration, seo, maintenance and security related tools that can help with everyday blog tasks and blog optimizations.
Version 2.7 | By Google | Visit plugin site
17.) Google AdSense: Use Google AdSense and other Google tools with your WordPress site.
Version 1.2.1 | By Milan Petrovic | Visit plugin site
18.) Google Analytics Dashboard for WP: This plugin will display Google Analytics data and statistics into Admin Dashboard.
Version 184.108.40.206 | By Alin Marcu | Visit plugin site
19.) Login Logo: Drop a PNG file named login-logo.png into your wp-content directory. This simple plugin takes care of the rest, with zero configuration.
Version 1.27 | By Mark Jaquith | Visit plugin site
20.) Microblog Poster: Automatically publishes your new and old blog content to Social Networks. Auto posts to Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Tumblr, Blogger, Xing.
Version 1.6.7 | By Efficient Scripts | Visit plugin site
21.) Ninja Forms: Ninja Forms is a webform builder with unparalleled ease of use and features.
Version 2.9.33 | By The WP Ninjas | Visit plugin site
22.) One-Click Child Theme: Allows you to easily child theme any theme from the theme.
Version 1.6 | By tychay | Visit plugin site
Version 2.2.5 | By Stefano Lissa | Visit plugin site
24.) qrcode_wprhe: qrcode WordPress plugin to generate individual and URL relating qr codes within your WordPress articles.
Version 1.2.6 | By Rene Hermenau | Visit plugin site
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25.) Redirection: Manage all your 301 redirects and monitor 404 errors
Version 2.2.13 | By John Godley | Visit plugin site
26.) SEO No Duplicate: This plugin helps you manage your search engine duplicate content, by setting your post page’s canonical to the permalink.
Version 0.5.0 | By Thaya Kareeson | Visit plugin site
27.) Shockingly Simple Favicon: A simple way to put a favicon on your site.
Version 1.8.2 | By matias s | Visit plugin site
28.) SSQuiz: With this plugin you can make quizzes really fast. Add questions/quizzes, rearrange questions, edit answers, insert multimedia in questions, – all of this can be done on single page within several seconds.
Version 1.02 | By SSVadim | Visit plugin site
29.) Sticky Menu (or Anything!) on Scroll: Pick any element on your page, and it will stick when it reaches the top of the page when you scroll down. Usually handy for navigation menus, but can be used for any (unique) element on your page.
Version 1.3.1 | By Mark Senff | Visit plugin site
30.) Stop Registration Spam: Stop robot registrations using a custom question.
Version 1.12 | By Tom Royal | Visit plugin site
31.) Subscribe to Comments Reloaded: Subscribe to Comments Reloaded is a robust plugin that enables commenter to sign up for e-mail notifications. It includes a full-featured subscription manager that your commenter can use to unsubscribe to certain posts or suspend all notifications.
Version 15820 | By camu, reedyseth, Raam Dev | Visit plugin site
32.) Thank Me Later: Automatically send a ‘thank you’ e-mail to those who comment on your blog. This plugin engages the visitor by reminding them to check back for responses or new blog posts. The plugin is highly configurable with multiple messages, variable delay and restrictions.
Version 3.3.2 | By Brendon Boshell | Visit plugin site
33.) Top 10: Count daily and total visits per post and display the most popular posts based on the number of views.
Version 2.2.4 | By Ajay D’Souza | Visit plugin site
34.) UpdraftPlus – Backup/Restore: Backup and restore: take backups locally, or backup to Amazon S3, Dropbox, Google Drive, Rackspace, (S)FTP, WebDAV & email, on automatic schedules.
Version 1.9.26 | By UpdraftPlus.Com, DavidAnderson | Visit plugin site
35.) Visitor Maps and Who’s Online: Displays Visitor Maps with location pins, city, and country. Includes a Who’s Online Sidebar to show how many users are online. Includes a Who’s Online admin dashboard to view visitor details. The visitor details include: what page the visitor is on, IP address, host lookup, online time, city, state, country, geolocation maps and more.
Version 220.127.116.11 | By Mike Challis | Visit plugin site
36.) wBounce: wBounce improves bounce rate to boost conversions and sales. The free alternative to Bounce Exchange for WordPress.
Version 18.104.22.168 | By Kevin Weber | Visit plugin site
37.) WP-SpamFree: An extremely powerful anti-spam plugin that virtually eliminates comment spam.
Version 22.214.171.124 | By WP-SpamFree | Visit plugin site
38.) WP Job Manager: Manage job listings from the WordPress admin panel, and allow users to post jobs directly to your site.
Version 1.23.13 | By Mike Jolley | Visit plugin site
Version 1.0 | By WP Simple Plugins | Visit plugin site
40.) ZenCache: ZenCache is an advanced WordPress caching plugin inspired by simplicity. Speed up your site (BIG time!) with a reliable and fast WordPress cache.
Version 151107 | By ZenCache / WebSharks, Inc. | Visit plugin site
Note: Chris Lott, lottspace.com and totallysales.com are not responsible for any issues with your website or other plugin incompatibilities after trying the listed plugins. Always make a backup prior to using a new plugin.© 2006-2016 SalesBlog! | Photos courtesy of 123RF | 845 Views