5 Basic Must Have WordPress plugins for a new blog-WordPress Tips

Gowtham V
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Many Plugins can be used to power a WordPress blog.But only a handful are widely used and are very important for a newly started WordPress blog.Here is a list of some must have WordPress plugins that every blog should have.

1.SEO plugins

SEO is very important in getting more traffic to your blog through search engines.

#All in One SEO Pack

This plugin takes care of most of the Onpage seo like meta keywords,meta description tags

#SEO-Tool – Keyword Density Checker

Displays the density of keywords while writing the post itself so that one can optimize the post for a particular keyword and it also offers Meta Keywords Suggestions to use in the meta keywords tag.

As we are using Thesis theme in our site which built in  SEO features,we are not using this All in One SEO Pack plugin now.

Read more about Thesis Theme and its Features here

#Google XML Sitemaps

Generates sitemap for your site automatically and meta verification of your site is made simple by the use meta verification boxes in the plugin itself.

2.Comment Moderation plugin


It is the smartest spam comment detection plugin which comes along with WordPress installation itself which takes care of spam comments in your site.This will greatly reduce your time in trashing spam comments.

2.Comment love– Plugin for increasing comment

This plugin can be used to get more comment form visitors by sharing a recent post along with their comment which will encourage visitors to drive traffic to their site by commenting regularly and you will also be benefited.

3.Plugins for increasing subscriptions and visitors

WordPress popup plugins like wp feedburner email subscription plugin and wp super popup offer a popup window to display a email subscription form.This popup can be used to get more subscribers to your new blog.

One click install:

Install all these Five awesome plugins  to your wp blog in one click using plugin central.Just copy and paste these download links to the plugin central and click on install.

Download plugin central here







Read more on how to install many plugins at once in wordpress

Note:Using number of plugins can slow down your wordpress blog, be careful in selecting and  using only necessary plugins.

Also read : WordPress ping list for 2013

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