I decided to embrace the minimalist way. I installed a template offered by Leo Babauta from ZenHabits.net and what is more, I decided also to translate that blog in italian cause is full of so valuable informations that everybody should know about it!
Here is a list of all time best WordPress plugins. There is a must list of plugins, stuff you should install in every blog you have
Must Install Plugins
These are plugins that should be in every wordpress installation. The kind of plugins you wish would be already included in the basic wordpress installation.
To kill 99% of the spam in your comments
You need to backup your database, and this plugin does it for you
Connect WP with Google Analytics
Google XML Sitemaps
To tell google everything about your pages
Make it social
Twitter Facebook Social Share (Kunal Chichkar)
Amazing plugin to get Facebook Likes – Google Plus – Twitter and more.
Facebook Comments (I use the Alex Moss plugin)
To get facebook comments in your wordpress pages and post
Must (if you are advanced user)
Exclude page – link
Sometimes you have pages you don’t want to show on the menus. This plug in make you select what pages you want and don’t want to show. Simple and effective – link
- No Self-Plugins
(if you used wordpress before, using inside links between posts, you know what this does)
- Broken LInk Checker
in a minute you can check all the links in the website and see if there are some broken
- Advanced Permalinks (John Godley)
- All in One Seo Pack
Search Engine Optimization
More more more
Plugins I am curious about but I haven’t checked their full potential
- Popularity Contest (http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/popularity-contest/)
- NextGEN GAllery
- Wordpress simple Paypal Shopping cart
Any must plugin to suggest?
- No Self-Plugins