WordPress Plugins for Beginners Bloggers + SEO. When I started to create a blog in wordpress there are lot of missing functionality that I needed. So I begun exploring this wordpress and I found there are certain plugins that can help you build a better blogging system in your own website.
WHAT IS A PLUGIN?
A plugin that extends your website functionality, example is if there is no contact form in your website you can add some plugin to be able to have contact functionality within your website. There are lot of plugin that can be use for beginners bloggers.
WHERE CAN I FIND THE PLUGIN?
This is where you can locate the plugin.
Now you know where to find the plugins, click the “Add New” and let’s get started.
Akismet is a very useful plugin for your blog. It checks your comments and contact form submissions against their global database of spam to prevent your site from publishing malicious content. You can review the comment spam it catches on your blog’s “Comments” admin screen. It comes with FREE and Paid version available.
To get the free version, this video will teach you how to do it.
With Yoast SEO, it will take care of all your WordPress SEO. Yoast SEO is the original WordPress SEO plugin since 2008. Once you installed it, it will guide you how to make your blog more optimize for search engine and get more views.
GOOGLE ANALYTICS FOR WORDPRESS
With Google Analytics for WordPress plugin, it enables you to track your site using the latest Google Analytics tracking code and allows you to view key Google Analytics stats on your dashboard.
CONTACT FORM 7
Contact Form 7 plugin enables you to customize a contact form on your website. This is to allow your visitors to contact you via this contact form. It is simple but flexible.
As per what the name of this plugin. Is for WordPress social share, social login and social commenting.
This plugin is not a must but I included here as I felt that some of you might find it useful. What it does is it enable you to add, remove and arrange the buttons that are shown on the Visual Editor toolbar.
You can visit my video tutorial here btw with regards creating a custom plugin and running node.js in your server.