WordPress gets plugins. Lots and lots of them. Some good and bad. This is a list of the WordPress plugins I can’t live without. My base for almost every site. Learn them and use them.
- Breadcrumb NavXT – The best breadcrumb plugin you will find. Custom content types? No problem. Custom link dividers? It has that too.
- Gravity Forms – If you don’t own it, get it! Must have, end of story plugin. You will pay for it even if you don’t. Trust me. This is the best one by far.
- Login LockDown – The security plugin you needed for login security since day one.
- W3 Total Cache – Speed: if you want it. This is the plugin you must have. It makes GoDaddy seem fast.
- WP Smush.it – Makes image files size smaller without loosing picture quality. That’s about it really. Remember you pay for every bite.
- Dashboard Cleanup – Remove unwanted dashboard widgets and all admin menu icons. (new)
- Akismet – Spam? Forget it exists. Get your API key.