In this article, we’re going to discuss 1o must-have WordPress plugins and explain what makes each one the best option in their categories. there are many plugins out there which are doing the same work but we searching the best out of best here. We’re also going to give you real data to justify why we think so regarding plugins’ points of view.

All the following are Free plugins, many premium plugins may be better than them and it also depends on individual chooses.  If you are a blogger this is all you need.

Let’s get right to it!

  1. Contact Form 7

  2. WordPress SEO Plugin – Rank Math

  3. Sucuri Security – Auditing, Malware Scanner and Security Hardening

  4. Google Analytics Dashboard Plugin for WordPress by MonsterInsights

  5. All-in-One WP Migration

  6. MC4WP: Mailchimp for WordPress

  7. Elementor Page Builder

  8. Smush – Compress, Image Optimizer, Lazy Load, WebP Images

  9. Autoptimize

  10. Jetpack by WordPress.com

Contact Form 7:

Contact Form 7 can manage multiple contact forms, plus you can customize the form and the mail contents flexibly with simple markup. The form supports Ajax-powered submitting, CAPTCHA, Akismet spam filtering, and so on. With a shortcode from it, we can make a Contact Us page.

With over 5 million active installs, Contact Form 7 is clearly a favored WordPress plugin. So let’s take a look at some of its best features:

  • Create and manage multiple contact forms
  • Easily customize form fields
  • Use simple markup to alter mail content
  • Insert forms into any pages or posts using Shortcode
  • The plugin supports Akismet spam filtering, Ajax-powered submitting, and CAPTCHA
  • Lots of third-party extensions to add additional functionality

And best of all, it’s free!

Its setup is clearly given in this article you can have a look https://themeisle.com/blog/how-to-set-up-contact-form-7/

WordPress SEO Plugin – Rank Math:

SEO is the most consistent source of traffic for any website. Rank Math is seriously THE BEST SEO plugin that I ever installed and tried. Rank Math gives you a competitive edge with its powerful and easy-to-use features, its benefits are configured itself. Rank Math features a step-by-step installation and configuration wizard that sets up SEO for WordPress perfectly.

There is an article From Rank Math https://rankmath.com/kb/how-to-setup/ which teaches us how to correctly configure it. Why we must prefer Rank math over others are given clearly in this article please have a look.  Rank Math Review – Why I Ditched Yoast For RankMath

I have shifted from Yoast SEO Plugin to Rank Math because it gives me an option of 5 focus keyword to me. but Yoast charges for it, Its free and having some extra benefit on Yoast.

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