Useful WordPress Plugins

Scribe SEO WordPress plugin

Scribe SEO WordPress plugin

1. ScribeSEO – Premium plugin that gives search engine optimised copywriting advice.

2. Yoast SEO plugin – Best and exhaustive WordPress SEO plugin. Better than All in one SEO plugin.

3. Gravity forms – The ultimate WordPress forms plugin.

4. bbPress – Official WordPress forum plugin.

5. Akismet – To block spam. Must have.

Gravity Forms WordPress plugin

Gravity Forms WordPress plugin

6. Google Analytics for WordPress – To insert Google Analytics code.

7. Backupbuddy – Premium plugin that does shceduled backups for whole website including wp-content folder. Delivering to Dropbox is a great addition.

8. qTraslate – For offering manual translation.

9 . WPtouch Pro – Premium plugin for displaying mobile and iPad friendly themes.

10. WP Security Scan – For tightening your site security.

11. W3 Total Cache – For speeding up your websites.

WP Touch Pro premium plugin for mobile display

WP Touch Pro for mobile display

WordPress plugin usage best practices:

* Try not to use more than 10 plugins.

* Deactivate and delete unused plugins.

* Use only the plugins from trusted sources or reputed premium plugin sellers. It is good to test them in a beta site first.

* Do not use more than one plugin to have same functionality. For example, do not have two plugins to track stats or backup.

* Always keep your plugins updated.

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More Colors for Lifestyle Child Theme by StudioPress

Wine Color style for LIfestyle WordPress child theme by StudioPress

Lifestyle child theme by StudioPress is one of the most popular and robust themes out there. We like it so much that we chose it for our own site. But one thing we wished it had is more colors. Not all the default colors were great and it missed … [Continue reading]

SEO best practices recommended by Scribe SEO plugin

Scribe SEO WordPress plugin

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State of the Word 2011

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Are you a WordPress fan? Do watch State of the Word 2011 talk by Matt. You will be hooked to WordPress more and more. Some significant observations from his talk: * 92% developers use WordPress as a CMS. It is not just a blogging platform … [Continue reading]

WordPress.com SEO

WordPress.com

If you are in WordPress.com, you cannot and need not do much to improve the SEO technically as it is a great platform for SEO already. Still, here are some ways  for better SEO in your WordPress.com blog: * First, make sure that your blog is … [Continue reading]