Installing a new WordPress blog is relatively easy but choosing a great WordPress theme and good plug-ins for your new blog can be time consuming. Many users say that adding WordPress plug-ins to the new blog is the most important part. It may decide long term the life or death success of that blog.
If the blog has certain ‘cool’ plug-ins installed it will even run faster and have less or no “spam comments” among, other benefits..
These are suggested as “the 30 Best WordPress plug-ins” with a brief description of what they do.
Akismet will check your comments against the Akismet web service to see if they look like spam or not. This plugin is automatic add to the blog when we install. You need a WordPress.com API key to use it. It has the ability prop and help our blogs prevent the most professional software spammers on the internet.
2. All in One SEO Pack
Its really the best SEO plugin for WordPress Blog with the features as: Add Titles, Descriptions, Keywords and Avoid Duplicate Content for your WordPress Blog. I’m sure it will help your blog to have rank well on Google and many other search engines.
3. Contact Form 7
You can very easy to create a contact form on your blog to the readers can contact your for aksing or advertising.
4. Executable PHP widget
If you want to add a PHP code but don’t know about PHP code and wordpress template, it will help you do this
Plugin to show a link to the last post from the commenters blog by parsing the feed at their given URL when they leave a comment. Rewards your readers and encourage more comments.
6. Do Follow
Will remove nofollow tag in comments to help your blog get more comments. After add this plugin, you blog will be a Dofollow Blog.
7. FD Feedburner Plugin
Redirects the main feed and optionally the comments feed to Feedburner.com. It does this seamlessly without the need to modify templates, setup new hidden feeds, modify .htaccess files, or asking users to migrate to a new feed. All existing feeds simply become Feedburner feeds seamlessly and transparently for all users. Just tell the plugin what your Feedburner feed URL is and you’re done.
8. Google Analyticator
9. Google XML Sitemaps
This plugin will generate a Sitemap.XML for your blog to help your blog get faster index on Google, Yahoo, Ask and MSN.
10. KB Robots.txt
Manage your robots.txt file from within WordPress and of course it will also help you have rank well on Google.
11. MaxBlogPress Ping Optimizer
It will inform the ping services to help your blog quickly in the front page of search engine.
Inserts rel=’nofollow’ in tag links to limit the number of links on a page if you add tag cloud on your blog.
13. Permalinks Moved Permanently
When permalink isn’t found, this checks if a post with the requested slug exists somewhere else on your blog.
Manage all your 301 redirects and monitor 404 errors. Help improve SEO.
15. RSS Feed Signature
Add a customised signature or tag-line to your RSS feed(s).
16. SEO Friendly Images
Automatically adds alt and title attributes to all your images. Improves traffic from search results and makes them W3C/xHTML valid as well.
17. SEO Title Tag
This plugin is very powerful with Google that was recommended by Matt Cutts. Create a customized title tag for any post, static page, category page, UltimateTagWarrior tag page – indeed, any URL!
Add social web 2.0 buttons to your single post pages to help readers very easy to submit your posts to social bookmarkings.
20. Subscribe To Comments
Allows readers to receive notifications of new comments that are posted to an entry. Its very well in increasing your RSS Subscribers.
21. Thank Me Later
Sends a customizable “Thank You” message after (a few hours, few days, weeks) a comment has been posted.
22. Top Commentators Widget
Adds a sidebar widget to show the top commentators in your WP site to help your blog receive more comments.
23. WordPress Database Backup
Help backup your database. You can use the feature Scheduled Backup to automate database backup to your email everyday for protection your data.
24. WordPress Related Posts
Generate a related posts list via tags of WordPress. You can add Related Posts for RSS Feed to help your subscriber very easy to find related posts on your blog.
25. WordPress Thread Comment
It allows user can reply comment and same comment on comment form.
Ban users by IP, IP Range, host name, user agent and referer url from visiting your WordPress’s blog to prevent spammers.
This plugin helps you to keep your database clean by removing post revisions and spams in a blaze. allows you to rename your admin name also. Additionally it allows you to run optimize command on your wordpress core tables (use with caution).
Help you add poll on your blog or posts. You can use to open a survey on your blog to get idea for writing content.
29. WP Super Cache
Very fast caching plugin for WordPress. It will make your blog loads faster and optimize files on your blog for search engines to help your blog have better google ranking.
30. MaxBlogPress Favicon
Vey easy to add favicon to your blog for building a personal brand.