Wordpress is one of the most popular CMS (Content Management System) used for blogs, SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and even ecommerce website development India. The possibilities of Wordpress are vast and when you add some 3rd party plugins and tools supported, the opportunities provided by Wordpress development become boundless. Different plugins support different functionalities that are essential to a healthy website that performs as well as stays secure.

1.  Wordpress SEO by Yoast

yoestThis is a great plugin that helps the SEO aspects of your blogs and the website. It takes care of the titles, meta tags, XML stylesheets and sitemaps, RSS feed optimization etc. Even though the basic plugin does not offer complete SEO functionalities, a paid subscription to the complete Yoast SEO suite will be a great boost to the SEO aspects of your website.

2. HummingBird

hummingbirdThis plugin makes sure that your page loads faster as per Google’s requirements to be considered for SEO and SERP (Search Engine Result Pages) rankings. It provides analytics on the speed of your website and improves it through efficient caching. The plugin offers great performance advantages to your website.

3. Google Analytics & Dashboard

google-analytics-dashboardThis is a must-have plugin if you are planning to outsource CMS development. The Google Analytics & Dashboard for WP plugin provides real-time analytics and reports on the number of visitors, traffic sources, organic searches, search engine analytics, event tracking and much more.

5.Constant Contact


If your business makes use of email marketing, Constant Contact is a useful plugin manages the email marketing services for your website. It is easy to use and comes with signup forms and can be easily integrated with other lead generation plugins.

7. Akismet

This plugin is very resourceful in keeping a check on spammers. It checks the comments for spam content and keeps your site away from the spammers. Paid and free versions are available for commercial and personal uses.

9. Soliloquy

This is a useful plugin for responsive website design services. Since web content is being accessed more by personal handheld devices of various sizes, it is important to make your website responsive so that it renders decently on different types of devices irrespective of the screen size. Soliloquy ensures that your website is rendered beautifully on all types of devices.

4. SnapshotPro

snapshot_pluginSnapshot is a resourceful plugin that automatically maintains a backup of your website. So you don’t have to worry about the site going down because of the hackers or any other technical issues. You get backups and backup of backups that can be saved on dropbox, Google drive etc.

6. All in one WP Security & Firewall

This plugin is perfect for your security. It defends your site from hackers and spammers. It provides a detailed report on your site’s susceptibility and provides a single-click solution too. Even though Wordpress is a secure platform, web development India can make use of this additional plugin to take the website security to a higher level. Complete website security is provided using this plugin that include user accounts, firewalls, access control, database security etc.

8.Ultimate Social Media

social-mediaSocial media sharing is an important functionality you need to make sure your content reaches out organically to maximum audience across the world. Ultimate Social Media plugin helps you share your blogs and pages through all those trending social networking sites and even email.

10. Envira Gallery

envira-galleryEnvira Gallery is a useful plugin for websites that handles a lot of images. Travel and photography sites and e-commerce sites can benefit from Envira Gallery’s responsive image galleries.

There are more plugins for payment, forms, buffering, faqs etc. which are popularly used depending on the website’s requirements.