20 hats-off wordpress plugins to power up your blog

WordPress plugins which add functionality to your blog and enhance your wordpress blog to next level. You can use wordpress plugins without editing single line of code. There are over 20,000 wordpress plugins available in wordpress plugin directory according to your need. Some of them are downloaded over 10000000+ times. So out of thousands of plugins i have made a list of best 20 wordpress plugins which will enhance your blog in terms of traffic and money(advertising), these plugins will seriously change your business and surely impress your reader with their beautiful functions. You must install these plugins after joining wordpress, recommended for all newbie bloggers.


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My wordpress blog is powered by these awesome plugins shown below in the list.

  1. Akismet:  KICK ALL SPAMMERS!!

    Are you tired your blocking and removing spams in the list of your comments?? Try the world most activated/Intelligent plugin for your wordpress blog to kick all spammers which trying to ruin your blog. This plugin is use by almost all wordpress users. Download it for free for your personal blog, all you need it to enter Akismet.com API key in order to run this blog. Download Akismet.


    Jetpack is one of the best plugin for wordpress blogs, comes with lots of cool features which will take your blog a step ahead. Some of its features are, Jetpack analytics, the most easiest way to track your site stats. Improve your english writing with After the Deadline plugin, which comes inbuilt in Jetpack. WP.me URL shortener. contact form, and more cool functions. I am using this plugin since i started using wordpress. Download Jetpack.

  3. Quick Adsense: EARN $$$ EASILY!!!

    Show your ads in your blog from your adsense account or any other ad network of your choice with quick adsense.You  can place as many ads as you wants in your blog in single page or archive and sets your position of choice in Beginning of PostMiddle of Post, or in the End of Post. Download Download Quick Adsense


    The best wordpress WYSIWYG editor with lot of awesome and cool function which surely not bore you while writing posts. I can’t simply imagine life without this plugin. Sets font size, format posts, para, styles, create table and lots of superb keys to make your posts look better. Download TinyMCE Advanced

  5. W3 Total Cache:  SPEED UP YOUR BLOG!!

    Trusted by over 90% of wordpress users to optimize wordpress blog speed, cache your wordpress theme. This is only free CDN services for wordpress. You can feel the reduced page load after installing this awesome plugin. Download W3 Total Cache


    This plugin is mother of all wordpress plugins, it take your blog into next level while you are taking naps. I recommend all wordpress users to use this plugin, so that google and other search engines will love your blog. After successfully installing and customizing will takes away your all tension of SEO. you can read the nice tutorial on how to customize WordPress SEO by Yoast in WPbeginner.comDownload WordPress SEO by Yoast

  7. WP-Optimize: CLEAN YOUR BLOG!!

    Clean and light weight your database with this little plugin. This plugin capable to remove spams comments, un-approved comments and post revisions. WP-Optimize will saves lots of memory.  Download WP-Optimize

  8. WordPress Backup to Dropbox: KEEP YOUR AWESOME SITE IN DROPBOX!!

    Sync your wordpress site data in to dropbox folder in your computer or online. Choose a time and date, and this wpb2d will sync your wordpress site just like dropbox folder in your computer. Download WordPress Backup to Dropbox


    Best plugin to engage your readers by showing related post contents in end of each and every posts of your blog. You can customize the look of your related content. Download Yet Another Related Posts Plugin

  10. Smart 404: SAVE READERS FROM 404!! 

    If your readers accedently land onto 404 page, then this awesome plugin will redirect users into most related content according to categories, tags. Download Smart 404

  11. Floating Social Sharing Bar: AWESOME SOCIAL SHARE BAR EVER!!!

    Seriously this one is the AWESOME floating social share bar just like wpbeginner. These social share buttons in just below the title and float on top of screen while you scroll down. You can see the little social share buttons on top of my blog while you are scrolling down. Download Floating Social Sharing Bar

  12. Contact From 7: SIMPLEST CONTACT FORM!!

    If you need a contact form for your blog try contact form 7 one of the most simplest and flexible contact form. You can easily add into your wordpress page/posts by just a adding a little code. This plugin is also available in your native language.  Download Contact From 7

  13. Developer Formatter: 

    This is best plugin for developers to display codes into wordpress blog posts. Awesome thing is that Dev Formatter supports over 110 programming language. woooah!  Download Developer Formatter

  14. Maintenance Mode: WORK IN PROGRESS!!

    Most trusted plugin to display maintenance messages while developing or changing your wordpress theme/plugins. Download Maintenance Mode

  15. Redirection: MANAGE ERROR 404!! 

    This is killer!!! You can easily track down 404 error pages and redirect users into safe pages. Also manage 301 redirection of your wordpress blog.  Download Redirection

  16. CommentLuv: REWARD YOUR READERS!!

    Your readers will love CommentLuv, as it automatically pulls their last blog post into comments when they made one. And if someone register user comments you can give more reward by giving rights to place as many as last posts into comments. This will surely encourage readers to comment in your blog post. Download CommentLuv

  17. Lightbox Plus: AWESOME PHOTOS!!

    Display larger view of images into your wordpress blog by clicking on it. If your post contain many photos then readers can easily switch to slideshow. I am using this plugin from very beginning and loving it. Download Lightbox Plus

  18. WP Facebook Open Graph Protocol:  MAKES LINKS LOOKS AWESOME ON FB!!

    Add meta tags, default image when your post don’t have any featured post, title description into posts so when they shared on facebook looks awesome. Download WP Facebook Open Graph Protocol


    Get a top bar like problogger.net on your wordpress blog. You can add as many bar as you want into single posts and also customize colors, messages, text and more. Best thing is this awesome plugin is free of cost. Download WP – TopBar

  20. Subscribe to Comments: NOTIFICATION FOR COMMENTS!! 

    When your readers comments into your blog, Subscribe to comments plugins offers them to subscribe for follow-up comments. Download Subscribe to Comments 

I really recommend you to use these powerful plugins for awesome wordpress experience. This will surely adds value to your blog.
Which wordpress plugins you are using for your blog?? share in comments below!!

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  1. Using many plugins slow down your wordpress but you gave a lot of choice to your readers. They can read and choose. Thanks a lot.

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