Essential wordpress plugins 2013
all of the plugins have been compared to at least 8 others if they have competitors, and if not are only recommended if they work. Please See my other page ‘plugins to avoid’.
- Category Posts Widget – Adds a widget that can display posts from a single category.
Best Code widget
- Executable PHP widget – Essential
- Front-end Editor – Handy
- SCF Dummy Content – Good for starting out
- Simple Page Ordering – You may need this?
- Run external crons – Yet to test
Best Live Search (is there more)
- Dave’s WordPress Live Search Options – It works…I’m using it now..!
- WTI Like Post, great thumbs up icons, just like facebook…!
- Search Meter, see what people are searching for using your search box
- Yoast WordPress, SEO page by page and includes xml sitemap updated everytime you make a post!
Best Backup Plugin
- Online Backup for WordPress, Cant do without…essential…
Best Visitor Tracking
- Google Analytics for WordPress, see your most visited category and from where?