Best 10 WordPress Plugins for all Bloggers
Wordpress itself is a lethal weapon, without any plugins installed. In-fact you don't need anything at all, it has everything you ever need. But with some fine quality plugin, your blog can do wonders and it starts to shine. But be careful with all the selection, useless & buggy plugins can turn your dreams into nightmare.
If you are looking for plugins which can transform your blog into some hyper bling-bling site, then you will definitely not going to be satisfied with this list. This list contains only 10 plugins to give your blog some extra boost, so you can just relax and focus on writing more. Here's a lists of WordPress Plugins that I think are important for any blogger.
- WP-HTML-Compression - This plugin will reduce page size dramatically, removing all comments and unnecessary white-space from your blog. It will save you lots of bandwidth especially the larger blog sites, and also the visitors' downloading time is reduced.
- Subscribe to Comments Reloaded - Robust plugin that enables commenters to sign up for e-mail notification of subsequent entries. The plugin includes a full-featured subscription manager that your commenters can use to unsubscribe to certain posts or suspend all notifications.
- SyntaxHighlighter Evolved - A must have for any programmers, very popular plugin does what it suppose to do.
- Smart Youtube PRO - Just write down Youtube URL in your post, it will take care of the rest, no embed codes needed. Newer version supports Vimeo, Metacafe, Liveleak and Facebook high quality videos, works on iPhone & iPad too.
- Digg Digg - All in one share buttons plugin. Adds a floating bar with share buttons to your blog.
- WordPress Download Monitor - Plugin with interface for uploading and managing download files, inserting download links in posts, and monitoring download hits.
- AdSense Manager - AdSense Manager lets you manage your ads from within WordPress. With support for AdSense, AdBrite and many more.
- WPtouch - WPtouch automatically transforms your WordPress website into an application-like theme, complete with ajax loading articles and effects when viewed from the most popular mobile web browsing devices like the iPhone, iPod touch, Android mobile devices, Palm Pre/Pixi and BlackBerry OS6 mobile devices.
- Efficient Related Posts - If you like simple things, then you should install this plugin to show related posts on the bottom of every posts. This plugin was designed to work efficiently even with thousands of posts.
- Akismet - What a blogging world would be without this popular plugin? The plugin comes pre-installed in WordPress, Don't forget to signup and enable it, good luck and happy blogging :P