There are literally thousands of WordPress plugins in WordPress repository but to make it easier for you and save your precious time I am going to list my top 2 WordPress plugins of 2017 which has definitely made my life easier.
Plugins add lots of functionality to your WordPress blogs and allow you to do literally. Just a quick search in WordPress.org website will show you many plugins which will help you to accomplish your desired task.
But remember one thing it’s not wise to install as many plugins on your blog because this increases your blog loading speed and will make your WordPress blog slower. This is the reason why I am sharing the only 2 plugins which are most important to me. So don’t go overboard by installing all the unnecessary plugins and make your blog load slower in the browser.
Below are the benefits of using WordPress plugins :
You can make your blog load faster. You can SEO optimize your WordPress blog. You can add different scripts to your blog.You can put Google adsense on your WordPress blog.You can make Photo gallery. You can make Youtube video gallery. You can Backup your WordPress Blog. You can install Social sharing buttons on your blog. You can stop spam comments. This list can go on and on and this is why WordPress plugins are so important and useful.
Note that some plugins are free and some are paid but I will try my level best to list all the plugins which are worth to pay for in this list for you. Remember that if you want to make a successful blog then you must invest on your blog and this applies to any business you will do in future.
Optin Monster :
Optin Monster is the most important plugin that you must have if you want to increase your email subscribers and grow your email list. It is a paid plugin and many top bloggers are using this plugin to grow their blog email subscribers. You must have seen those fancy pop-ups on many popular blogs and they are all using the popular Optin Monster plugin. It is developed by the WordPress expert himself Said Balkhi and I am sure that you must have visited his blog if you are in the blogging niche.
SEO By Yoast :
This is the number 1 SEO plugin right now in the WordPress repository and it’s free to download even though they have the paid version also. But there is no need to buy unless you want to. The free version does the beautiful job and I am using this plugin to SEO optimize all my WordPress blogs. It is currently having more than 1+ million active installs just because it is the best SEO plugin right now. This plugin is developed by Joost de Valk who himself is an SEO expert. When you will install this plugin you can SEO optimize your blog posts at the time of writing itself.
Which plugins you find most important and what plugins are you using right now on your blog?