Important WordPress Plugins You Need To Install

Important WordPress Plugins You Need To Install

WordPress Plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website to increase its functionality and add new features to the WordPress site.

So here are few important plugins I have been using on my WordPress journey and I think you should try out

1. Akismet

Akismet is a spam filtering plugins that help you filter spam comments, trackbacks, and contact form messages.

2. Elementor

Elementor Website is a live page builder that allows you to create, edit, and design websites by employing the drag and drop technique.

3. WP Forms

WPForms is a drag and drops form builder that allows you to create beautiful contact forms, subscription forms, and more for your site.

4. Yoast SEO

This takes care of your website SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and helps you rank higher in search engines.

5. w3 Total Cache

It improves the user experience of your
site by increasing website performance and reducing load times. In short, it helps optimize your website.

6. Insert Header & Footer

This plugin helps you to insert code like Google Analytics, Adsense, custom CSS, and more to your WordPress site header and footer without editing your themes.

7. WooCommerce

WooCommerce is the most popular eCommerce plugin for WordPress. It has all the features that you need to create an online store.

8. UpdraftPlus Backup Plugin

No need to worry about your website backup because UpdraftPlus will backup your files and database into the cloud and you can restore them with a single click.

9. Revive Old Post.

It shares your new and old posts to Twitter and Facebook automatically. You can also set a schedule for your social media publications and include

10. Jetpack

You can call Jetpack an all-in-one plugin, with features ranging from performance enhancements, social media sharing, and publications, security protocols, theme customization, and many more.

11. Ad Inserter

Need an easy way to automatically insert ads on the website? It allows you to automatically insert post ads before, after, middle, or after a specified number of paragraphs in a post or page.

12. Smash Balloon

Social Photo Feed Formerly Instagram Feed. It allows you to display your recent Instagram feed anywhere on your site including posts, pages, or sidebar widgets.

Which of these plugins do you use and which ones are you trying out?


Ibukunoluwa ‘therealibk’ Kuti is a creative and results-oriented WordPress Web Designer and Digital Media Manager.

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