WordPress is the most common used CMS platform that is used for blogs (the reason why WordPress was created in the first place), a personal or corporate website, e-commerce project or anything else. You guessed correct, if you want a website then WordPress is the solution! Roughly 27% of all websites today are created on WordPress approximately 50,000 new ones added daily.

The USP of this CMS is that it is relatively easy to customize, but the real challenge comes when you want to add high-quality plugins due to the vast amount of available options. Below, you will find a list of 10 Crucial WordPress Plugins To Help Your Business Explode.

#1 YOAST SEO


Yoast SEO plugin is the most used and complete plugin for SEO. It provides recommendations on how to fully optimize your content in order to be indexed highly by Google while prompting you to add the required meta-tags and alt-tags. You can even create a Site-Map from the plugin which you can add to your site. This plugin is a surefire way to ensure you start ranking on Goggle or climb their pages faster while gaining a boost in traffic.

#2 Contact Form 7


Contact Form 7 can manage multiple contact forms, plus you can customize the form and the mail contents flexibility with a simple mock up. One of the main advantages is that it can easily be integrated with MailChimp. This plugin is Free.

#3 Google Analytics by MonsterInsights


What makes this plugin extremely popular is that you can add the tracking ID for your Google Analytics account and start receiving statistical data from your site’s pages immediately. Simplicity is by far the most interesting cool thing about this plugin.

#4 Mailchimp

Mailchimp is one of the best services to gain email subscribers and grow your email database. You will need to connect the API from Mailchimp, and you’re good to go to create stylish newsletters.

#5 UpdraftPlus

This is one of the best and easy to use plugins that will allow you to create regular backups of your website and restore it with a click of a button. Backups can be saved on your website via FTP, Google Drive, Dropbox, Email and many more options.

#6 Smush Image Compression and Optimization

A slow website with images that are taking forever to load is a killer for any website. Smush will fix the problem of your images with a click of a button. All of your images will be resized, optimized and compressed.

#7 WooCommerce

WooCommerce is the best plugin to sell products from your WordPress site. It was designed to integrate fully with WordPress and makes it easier for you to sell securely to your customers. With the basic plugin, you can sell products, offer product variations, include flat shipping rates, and have automated real-time shipping estimations.

#8 Hustle – Pop-Ups, Slide-ins and Email Opt-ins

Hustle is a freemium plugin that lets you create pop-ups with a variety of behaviors and CTA’s. You can add a “Never see this again” option that means once a visitor subscribes, the pop-up will not appear again.

#9 W3 Total Cache

Site accessibility and speed are essential for user experience, not to mention search engine rankings. A lower ranking means that you’re not going to be found by your potential customers. This plugin allows the user to set up caching for their site, making downloading features quicker and navigation smooth and concise for page visitors. Follow this Video Tutorial to understand how to configure it.

#10 WordPress Landing Pages

The WordPress Landing Pages plugin lets you build a custom landing page with no coding skill required. One of the best parts is that you can do A/B tests for every section on the page and understand which one is performing better. One important aspect to take into consideration is to build all your landing pages on your main domain, not a subdomain, so they will leverage the search engine trust you’ve already built.

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