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The Best WordPress Plugins of All Time (Free and Paid)

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Are you looking for a great platform to build your website, blog, or online store? Then you won't go wrong with WordPress. And of course one of the best things about WordPress is the universe of custom plugins that you can install for it. No matter what you want your website to do, you're sure to find a plugin designed to do just that.

The Best Free Backup Plugin A backup plugin is essential for any WordPress site. Install this first! 
Page Builder Plugins With WordPress page builders, you can build stylish and professional websites quickly by customizing the elements of your website in just the way you want them to look. And you don't need to know coding!
Sliders and Carousel Plugins Add slideshow functionality to your WordPress website by creating your own sliders and adding them to a webpage, blog post, eCommerce store, and so on.
eCommerce Plugins

Sell tangible products, digital products, and all kinds of services, and get paid through your website. Customize every aspect of your store or earn money as an affiliate.

Navigation Plugins Create eye-catching and effective navigation for your users with complex menus and search functionality.
Media and File Management Plugins How do you upload, organize, and manage large numbers of documents, images, audio, videos, and other media files in WordPress? A media plugin can help.
The Best Form Builder Plugin You can quickly build responsive forms in a few clicks using a drag-and-drop builder. Build any kind of form, from simple to complex, even if you don't know how to code.
SEO Plugins SEO helps potential visitors and customers find your site. An SEO plugin will help make sure your site is set up for success.
Best Calendar and Event Plugins WordPress calendar plugins let users make bookings, schedule events, pay for appointments, and more.
Membership and Newsletter Plugins From members-only content to email newsletter campaigns, these plugins will help you manage your customers and community.
Other Great UI Plugins From popups to Google Maps, here are a few plugins that didn't fit in the other categories.

What Is a WordPress Plugin? 

A plugin adds new features to your website or extends existing functionality. Plugins can add a back-end management tool or improve the front-end user experience. 

eCommerce plugins, for example, will add online store capabilities to your WordPress website so that you can sell and receive payments. And if you want customers to be able to book appointments on your website, then you will need a WordPress booking plugin. 

Learn More About WordPress Plugins! 

Since plugins are an essential part of WordPress, learning more about them will only work in your favor. 

In What is a WordPress Plugin? you'll learn what a plugin is, some of the main types of plugins, and where to get them.

What to Consider When Choosing a WordPress Plugin

Cost

Compare the prices of plugins, see what features they come with, and select what fits your budget. Some plugins are well thought out, with a sensible collection of features, while other plugins seem stuffed with features.

Ease of Use

Things move fast in our world today. Plugins should be easy to use and customize, even for those with no coding knowledge. 

Easy Customization

You should be able to make your website reflect your design sensibility by using simple editing tools.  

Responsiveness

Keep in mind, 70% of traffic now comes from mobile phones and tablets. The ability to scale to all devices—desktops, laptops, tablets, and mobile phones—is a no-brainer. 

Cross-Browser Compatibility

Not all visitors to your website use Google Chrome or Firefox. Does the plugin work with all modern browsers? 

Security

You're responsible for the personal and financial data that is stored in your databases. How are system vulnerabilities that occur when using the plugin addressed? 

Speed

You want a plugin that is optimized for speed and won't slow down your website.

Regular Updates

Choose a plugin with a track record of updates and maintenance. Regular updates solve security vulnerabilities.  

Ratings and Reviews

What other users are saying is a good indicator of the quality of the plugin and the trustworthiness of the provider. 

Downloads

The number of downloads is proof that the plugin is popular among users. It shows they trust the provider. 

Support

You may run into some issues. Make sure that the seller offers support. See what other users say about the quality of support from the provider. 

The Purpose of This Post

In this post, we will look at some of the best free and premium WordPress plugins. These plugins have made an impact on how WordPress websites function. They have also brought vast improvements to the experience of website users. 

They are popular and bestselling, and they're all very well reviewed by others who have used them. This is social proof that they work and you won't go wrong by choosing them. 

Wherever possible, I'll provide you with tutorials—including video—for each plugin so you can learn how to use them and refresh your skills if you already know how to use them. 

Finally, I highly recommend that you subscribe to the Envato Tuts+ YouTube channel and take advantage of free WordPress tutorials. 

The Best Free Backup Plugin

1. Free: UpdraftPlus WordPress Backup Plugin

Updraft Plus WordPress Backup Plugin

The risk of losing everything you've done is real. You could be hacked, or an unexpected server glitch may take down your website or your customers' websites. 

It is recommended that you install a backup plugin when you first set up your site, even before you start adding content, so you can restore your website and bring it back online should something go wrong.

There are many effective backup plugins. The free version of UpdraftPlus is fully functional and is one that we recommend to people searching for a backup plugin.

  • back up your WordPress files and database, plugins, and theme
  • restore from backup
  • schedule backups
  • back up to remote storage
  • get basic email reporting
  • browse backup content in WordPress

You can also back up to Dropbox, Google Drive, FTP, S3, Rackspace, and email.

For a free comprehensive tutorial on how to back up your WordPress website, check out some of our other posts.

Here are some links to other WordPress backup plugins you will find on CodeCanyon:

WordPress Page Builder Plugins 

Think of WordPress page builders as toolboxes that help you build stylish and professional websites quickly and affordably. Thanks to the simple drag-and-drop interface, you can customize the elements of your website in just the way you want them to look. You don't need to know coding. 

Page builder plugins are perfect for developers and DIY website builders. Some page builders even support add-ons, which extend their capabilities. 

WordPress page builders come with documentation providing step-by-step instructions on how to set them up and how to use them. And because they have many users, you will find YouTube videos where other users teach the ropes. 

Two of the most popular page builders are WPBakery Page Builder and Elementor. They each have an ecosystem of addons to extend the functionalities they already have or add new ones. 

1. WPBakery Page Builder for WordPress

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WPBakery Page Builder is a popular drag-and-drop page builder that has helped build over 2 million websites and boasts over 300,000 sales on CodeCanyon. The pages you will build with WPBakery are beautiful, mobile-friendly, and SEO-optimized. 

Why Choose WPBakery Page Builder?

It is super affordable and comes with a long list of useful features that you will use consistently:

  • front-end and back-end editors
  • downloadable layout templates
  • over 50 premium content elements 
  • parallax and video backgrounds
  • image filters  
  • over 40 grid templates 
  • ecosystem of third-party add-ons

WPBakery gives you control over the responsiveness of your websites and lets you adjust them for mobile or tablets. You can even hide some parts of your content from visitors depending on their device.

The plugin works with many themes. It is compatible with WooCommerce and Yoast SEO. It can be translated into ten languages and supports PO and MO files. 

Who Is This Pugin For? 

The plugin is for anyone who wants to build a website, from those who don't know how to write a line of code to developers and designers. You have at your disposal a comprehensive knowledge base and video tutorials. 

Developers will benefit from an extensive API. And using a shortcode mapper, you can add third-party shortcodes to any pages. 

For a great introduction to this powerful page builder, I recommend the posts below:

Rolling up your sleeves and learning by doing is the best introduction to knowing your way around plugins. These tutorials will help you learn to use WPBakery Page Builder:

Also, WPBakery Page Builder has a large ecosystem of WPBakery add-ons that vastly expand what you can do with it. 

Here is a video of the top WPBakery add-ons on the CodeCanyon marketplace.

2. Free: Elementor Website Builder

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Elementor is another popular WordPress drag-and-drop website and page builder that you can use to create websites and customize them to reflect your style. You don't need to know how to code. It comes with lots of tools that make it fast and easy for you to create your site. Your website will be responsive by default and will look good on all devices. 

Elementor comes in free and pro versions. The free version is fine for simple websites and blogs. The pro version has advanced features that will help you design, build, and customize your whole website. 

Why Choose Elementor Page Builder?

Elementor features live design and inline editing where you can see what your website will look like as you are designing it. 

It comes with design features that include box shadows, background overlays, hover effects, headline effects, animations, shape dividers, gradient backgrounds, and more.

It has hundreds of predesigned WordPress page templates, 40 widgets, and over 300 block elements. It also supports over 50 languages, including RTL languages.

Where to Learn Elementor

The best place to start learning how to use Elementor is by following this detailed tutorial series on Envato Tuts+. You'll learn how to build a website using Elementor and then customize it. 

If you'd rather go directly to video, here's a video tutorial on how to build a WordPress website with Elementor.

How to Build a WordPress Website With Elementor

Elementor is capable of more than you can imagine. For that reason, you will find a large ecosystem of add-ons for Elementor on CodeCanyon and Envato Elements.

You will also find a whole collection of tutorials on how to use Elementor. We selected some below: 

Sliders and Carousel Plugins 

Whether you run an online store or want to show your portfolio, your website works best when you tell engaging stories using stunning visuals in order to reach your customers. Image and videos help create impact. But how you arrange to deliver that story matters.

A slider plugin helps you add slideshow functionality to your WordPress website. It allows you to create your own sliders and add them to a webpage, blog post, eCommerce store, and so on.  

Let's look at two slider plugins that have made an impact in the world of WordPress: Revolution Slider and Essential Grid Gallery.  

3. Slider Revolution Responsive WordPress Plugin

Slider Revolution brings the wow factor to your website so that it grabs the attention of visitors through vibrant visuals. The plugin helps you express your ideas dynamically using sliders. And 9 million users around the world can't be wrong. 

So what makes Slider Revolution perfect for you?

First, it is affordable, and for the amount of features it comes with, you definitely get a bang for your buck. You can use Slider Revolution to create responsive sliders and carousels, hero images, and websites, show videos and images from social media platforms, and so on. 

It has an advanced and intuitive drag-and-drop visual editor that simplifies how you build, edit, and add content to sliders. In addition, you will find rich design features, a library full of hundreds of stunning templates for websites, sliders, and carousels, and hero blocks that you can install with one click. But that's not all—you also have stock images and videos, animated layers, and an icon library. 

Slider Revolution focuses on performance by offering lazy loading and by loading less JavaScript so that your websites can run faster. 

Slider Revolution is a favourite here at Envato Tuts+. You can learn more about it in one of our other posts.

Learn how to use Slider Revolution in this post: 

Getting Started With Slider Revolution for WordPress is a short course on how to use Slider Revolution.

And these detailed posts take you into an in-depth look at its advantages: 

4. Essential Grid Gallery

Essential Grid Gallery is another great plugin for building image and video galleries for your website. It supports self-hosted videos and videos from YouTube and Vimeo.

You can include albums built with other plugins like NextGen Gallery and connect the plugin to social media streams like Instagram, Twitter, and Flickr.

Essential Grid Gallery works perfectly on all devices and is compatible with all modern web browsers. But that's not all—it also works with website builders like Elementor, WPBakery, and Beaver Builder. You can go further and create custom skins for your galleries. 

Here is a tutorial on how to create a grid page layout with the Essential Grid Gallery plugin:

Revolution Slider and Essential Grid Gallery are just two examples of slider plugins in the collection of WordPress slider and carousel plugins that you will find on CodeCanyon and Envato Elements. The posts below will guide you to some of the best gallery plugins on the market today. 

And finally, for a deep dive that will allow you to understand sliders and carousels, what they are for, how to choose them, and the sliders available on Envato Market, check out this post on Envato Tuts+: 

The Best eCommerce Plugins

WordPress does not come with built-in eCommerce functionality. But thanks to eCommerce plugins like WooCommerce, you can do business on your WordPress site. You can sell tangible products, digital products, and all kinds of services, and get paid through your website. You can customize your online store and give it your unique branding. 

5. Free: WooCommerce

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WooCommerce is both a plugin and an eCommerce platform. It’s free, open source, and highly customizable. It is made by Automattic, the same company that runs WordPress. After installing WooCommerce, you can sell physical goods, digital goods, affiliate transactions, subscription memberships, etc. Your basic store comes with: 

  • virtual shelves to display your products 
  • space for you to keep track of your inventory 
  • a way for customers to browse and choose products they like
  • a shopping cart for customers to gather items that they've chosen
  • a checkout where you can accept payments and ship merchandise to customers

You also get essential management features like customer management, sales tax management, shipping cost calculations, and coupons.

Once you have your WooCommerce store up and running, there are plenty of WooCommerce plugins you can use to extend and enhance every aspect of your online store.

Here is an in-depth introduction to WooCommerce:

To learn more about WooCommerce plugins, check out some of our other posts here on Envato Tuts+. Or visit CodeCanyon to see the great WooCommerce plugins available for sale there. 

6. Ultimate Affiliate Pro WordPress Plugin

Ultimate Affiliate Pro WordPress Plugin

With an affiliate plugin like Ultimate Affiliate Pro, you can recruit and reward other websites for generating leads and sales to your own online store. This plugin is a complete solution for you to set up your own affiliate program. 

It's integrated with WooCommerce, PayPal, and Stripe, so you can get started creating your affiliate program today. The plugin offers:

  • unlimited affiliates
  • multi-level marketing
  • performance bonuses
  • WooCommerce integration
  • login templates
  • register templates
  • account page templates

Check out these other Envato Tuts+ posts, where you can explore other WordPress affiliate plugins.

Navigation Plugins 

A good user experience on your website comes down to navigation, which is the function of the menu. A good menu organizes, arranges, and displays content to users in a way that is easy to follow. Menus can be simple or complex depending on the purpose of your website.

A well-thought-out menu significantly enhances the experience of visitors to your website. It is what determines whether a visitor will stay and continue exploring your website or bounce to another. 

Another aspect of navigation is the search function. Let's look at two plugins that excel in this area: UberMenu and Ajax Search Pro. 

7. UberMenu: WordPress Mega Menu Plugin

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UberMenu is the best-selling and most popular mega menu plugin on Code Canyon. Here’s why: 

  • You can rapidly develop mega menus from your pages, posts, custom links, or any content! 
  • It’s highly customizable. You can tweak menu colors, sizes, and fonts with the Customizer’s Live Preview
  • You can customize individual menu items’ styles right from the Menu Item Settings.
  • You can choose from multiple layouts, configure click and hover behaviour, and show or hide content for different screen sizes.

Finally, UberMenu is fully responsive and provides its own mobile menu. And if you’d like to separate your mobile menu from UberMenu, the plugin offers a free solution which complements your UberMenu installation. 

Here is a tutorial that will show you how to add a drop-down menu using UberMenu: 

Here is another great post about how to use the UberMenu to create a WooCommerce mega menu, as well as some roundups of other useful WordPress menu plugins:  

8. Ajax Search Pro

Ajax Search Pro - Live WordPress Search & Filter Plugin

This search plugin makes it easy for visitors to find products or information on your website. Ajax Search Pro is a popular, beautiful, and efficient live search plugin for WordPress that is available on CodeCanyon. 

It is highly customizable and has lots of features including auto-complete, keyword suggestion, keyword highlighting, checkbox, dropdown, radio buttons, category-tag-and-taxonomy filters, custom fields, and post meta filters. 

You can also search the contents of media attachments, including PDF, CSV, and text, and Office documents such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files.

Other great features include:

  • four built-in layouts
  • image support
  • custom field filters
  • keyword highlighting
  • and much more

Here is a tutorial on how to add a live search bar to your WordPress website with the Ajax Search Pro plugin:

You may also want to check out navigation tools that are available on CodeCanyon:

Media and File Management Plugins

How do you upload, organize, and manage large numbers of documents, images, audio, videos, and other media files in WordPress? A media plugin can help.

9. WordPress Real Media Library

How do you store, organize, and manage large amounts of documents, images, audio, videos, and other media files in WordPress? The stock WordPress media library is not up to the challenge of organizing the media for a large and complex website. That's what WordPress Real Media Library is for.

The plugin works seamlessly with touch devices, and through a drag-and-drop interface you can organize thousands of uploaded files into folders, collections, and galleries. 

You can also sort folder contents into categories and do batch addition and deletion. The plugin supports WordPress multisite and is compatible with all major themes, page builders, and plugins. 

Here is a tutorial on how to organize your WordPress media library using this plugin.

The Best Form Builder Plugin

You can quickly build responsive forms in a few clicks using a drag-and-drop builder. Build any kind of form, from simple to complex, even if you don't know how to code.

11. Quform: WordPress Form Builder Plugin 

Forms are an indispensable part of any website. They serve a lot of important functions, from registration, login, contact, and displaying products to making payments. You can build different kinds of forms using WordPress form builder plugins. 

Quform

You can quickly build responsive forms in a few clicks using a drag-and-drop builder like the Quform WordPress Form Builder plugin. You can build any kind of form, from simple to complex, and you don't need to know how to code. 

Some features available in Quform include:

  • file uploads, sent as attachments or saved to the server (or both)
  • live preview while building
  • export directly to an .xls.xlsx.csv, .ods, or .html file

Here are more best-selling form plugins that will help create excellent user experiences on your website.

The Best SEO Plugins

SEO helps potential visitors and customers find your site. An SEO plugin will help make sure your site is set up for success.

12. Free: Yoast SEO

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Your website needs to have a high ranking on search engines so visitors can find it as soon as they start searching for merchandise you're selling. When it comes to SEO plugins, Yoast is one of the most popular.

Features of the WordPress SEO plugin include canonical URL, meta tags, advanced XML site maps, schema integration, SEO analysis, and readability analysis for your content. 

Rachel McCollin's free online course on Essential WordPress Plugins has a whole section on how to configure Yoast SEO: Installing and Configuring the Yoast SEO Plugin.

If you want to explore more SEO resources, check out these posts on Envato Tuts+: 

13. Free: Jetpack

 

 

 

Jetpack is a multi-functional plugin that is designed to make your website safer and faster and to help you grow your traffic. It includes security, performance, marketing, and design tools.

Jetpack provides 24/7 security by automatic backup and restoration, real-time malware scans and spam protection, brute force attack protection, and more. In case anything goes wrong, you can restore your website in one click. It also automatically updates individual plugins. 

In addition—and this is the reason I've included it as an SEO plugin—Jetpack optimizes your website for speed and performance on mobile devices. It comes with a free CDN which optimizes your high-resolution images, videos, and files so your website can load fast. It monitors your website's uptime and downtime. It also offers free lazy loading for images on your website. 

Google has said that mobile page speed and performance are key metrics affecting page rankings, so the Jetpack performance improvements can have a big impact. Of course, Jetpack is a large and heavyweight plugin, so it is a good idea to test your actual site performance with and without Jetpack to make sure it is a legitimate improvement for your use.

The Best Calendar and Event Plugins

WordPress calendar plugins let users make bookings, schedule events, pay for appointments, and more.

14. EventON: WordPress Virtual Event Calendar Plugin

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If you need the perfect plugin to create virtual events, look no further than EventON. It  comes with features like customizable repeating events, multiple event images, unlimited event creation, various calendar layout designs, event locations, and organizers. 

There are numerous other event calendar plugins that you may want to look at while you are at CodeCanyon:

15. Bookly Pro: Booking & Scheduling System

Your website should make it easy for guests to view, reserve, and book available appointments. WordPress booking and reservation plugins help customers book appointments on your site at any time of day or night.

Bookly Pro WordPress Booking Plugin is a full-featured plugin that's easy to install, getting you up and running in a matter of seconds. It is fully customizable and mobile-ready so that customers can book appointments on the go. This WordPress booking plugin has an easy scheduling process that walks the user from booking to payment in a few simple steps.

The inclusion of SMS notifications, online payments, and Google Calendar sync and zoom integration sets it apart from many others.

Other notable features of this plugin include:

  • compatible with WooCommerce
  • multi-language support
  • unlimited number of staff members and services
  • integration with most payment systems
  • ability to allow or prevent caching of pages with a booking form
  • ability to integrate with Zapier

This video tutorial will help you create a booking calendar using a WordPress plugin:

Membership and Newsletter Plugins

From members-only content to email newsletter campaigns, these plugins will help you manage your customers and community.

16. Ultimate Membership Pro

Ultimate Membership Pro

You may want to make some income from your content by putting it behind a paywall and making it available to members based on their membership level. For this, you need a membership plugin like Ultimate Membership Pro.

Ultimate Membership Pro allows you to:

  1. Create your subscription-based online community with different membership fee levels.
  2. Provide different levels of access to content and other services based on the type of membership each user has paid for.

Here’s a look at some of its features:

  • manage your membership forms, membership pages, and content lockers directly from WPBakery Page Builder (Visual Composer)
  • drip content: release content at regular intervals, with settings for when each item becomes available based on subscription time or level
  • content locker: lock content based on subscription level
  • sell subscriptions using WooCommerce
  • integrated payment gateways: PayPal, Authorize.net, Stripe, and more
  • integrated with popular email marketing platforms

17. Mailster: Email Newsletter Plugin for WordPress

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Mailster allows you to host, create, manage, and send email newsletter campaigns from your WordPress dashboard. This means you don't have to pay recurring monthly subscription fees, and you get to own your subscriber data and digital assets for your campaigns. 

This WordPress lead generation plugin comes with an intuitive drag-and-drop editor which lets you create stunning email campaigns and even embed images into your newsletter, without coding knowledge. 

Its powerful automation tools allow you to easily engage with your contacts by sending automatic welcome emails, birthday emails, trigger campaigns from actions, follow-ups, and more.

You can take advantage of its tracking and analysis tool to improve your email campaigns and get the best conversion possible. With the help of these tools, you can find out where your subscribers come from, which email client they are using, their click rate, and any other activity. 

This translation-ready WordPress email marketing plugin also integrates with popular WordPress plugins that can be added to have an even greater impact on your business. 

Other Great UI Plugins

From popups to Google Maps, here are a few plugins that didn't fit in the other categories.

18. Popup Plugin for WordPress: Ninja Popups

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Ninja Popups for WordPress is a powerful popup plugin tool that brings you high-quality leads and increases opt-ins on your mailing list. This WordPress lead generation plugin will help increase your subscriber count and the social count of your site by using professionally designed popups to do the following:

  • direct visitors on your site into taking an action, such as subscribing to your newsletter
  • offer a discount or coupon for departing customers
  • lock content that can only be accessed when they share their email

Through its powerful drag-and-drop editor, you can create unlimited colorful and dynamic popups by choosing from many layouts and colors. You can choose to delay popup display for a specified number of seconds after the website opens. You also have tools to track how the popups are performing. 

Ninja Popups for WordPress integrates with all popular mailing systems like Mailchimp, GetResponse, InfusionSoft, Jetpack, ConvertKit, and many more.

You can also create popups with Elementor.

19. Blog Designer PRO for WordPress

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If you’ve ever dreamed of designing your own blog but don’t have the necessary coding skills, Blog Designer PRO for WordPress may be the answer. Unlike the average blog template, the plugin comes with 36 templates, all of which you can customise extensively to suit your own design aesthetic.

Layouts include:

  • grid layout
  • box view layout
  • masonry layout
  • full-width layout
  • newspaper layout
  • timeline layout
  • slider layout

Other great features include:

  • fully responsive blog templates
  • support of custom post type
  • preview of blog layout
  • and much more 

A fully responsive plugin, Blog Designer PRO works with WooCommerce, and Easy Digital Downloads is supported.

Here is some other inspiration for WordPress blog themes and plugins.

20. Super Store Finder for WordPress (Google Maps Store Locator)

Super Store Finder for WordPress (Google Maps Store Locator)

Embedding a map on your WordPress website is necessary if you have a physical location. Super Store Finder for WordPress uses the latest Google Maps API to help customers locate your stores without fuss. Through the admin panel, you can manage stores, tags, and categories, as well as customizing the styles, colors, labels, notifications, regions, and map settings.

On your maps, you can upload zoomable images and also display embedded video on your store location. That's not all: using a store locator analytics tracking feature, you can track your store views, most viewed stores, location searches, telephone and email clicks, as well as generating analytical reports.

Other features of this plugin include: 

  • multiple store locator layouts to choose from
  • full-screen street view feature
  • labeled map markers
  • import or export address list using CSV file format
  • search widget feature

This plugin is compatible with Visual Composer, Cornerstone, and language translator plugins like WPML.

After Your Website Is Up and Running

Getting your website online is just the first step. How will visitors be able to find your website in the vast ocean of websites? It's time to think about what you can do to:

  • increase engagement
  • drive traffic to your website
  • rank highly on search engines

Harness the Power of SEO to Increase Your Search Engine Ranking

Take the time to set up the SEO for your website using a WordPress SEO plugin, and you will rank head and shoulders beyond your competition. 

One easy tip for an SEO boost is to upload a Google verification file to your WordPress site: 

 

Engagement

Improve visitor engagement and interaction with your website content through media like video, photo, and audio. The plugins below will show you some of what is possible.

Marketing and Lead Generation

A well-thought-out marketing strategy will help you generate more leads, convert visitors into subscribers, build a vibrant email subscriber list, and boost your sales.

These posts below will introduce you to plugins that will help you generate leads for your business.

Testimonials, Reviews, Ratings, Comments, and Forums

Customers are more likely to buy something if they see real reviews from other people who have actually used it. That's why asking customers for testimonials, reviews, and ratings of your products and services will improve your business. 

By using review, rating, or testimonial plugins, your business will enjoy these benefits:

  • free advertising
  • boost trust in your brand or products
  • solid social proof because customers trust the word of other customers
  • improve your products based on feedback gained from customer reviews
  • increased traffic and sales

An amazing thing about these plugins is that they are schema-ready. This means they support rich snippets, which can really look good in the search engine results.

Rich snippets display post review summaries and ratings on search-engine results and improve your visibility on search engines.

The posts below introduce you to review, rating, and testimonial plugins that are available on CodeCanyon and Envato Elements. They also include tips and best practices. 

Conclusion

In this post, we looked at some of my favorite WordPress plugins. I hope this post will give you all the tools you need to make your website succeed. 

I'll leave you with some of our favorite WordPress quick tips: 

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