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5 WordPress Plugins To Make Your Site SEO Friendly, Secured, Spam-Free & Faster!

Over the years, I’ve used hundreds of different wordpress plugins. Now whenever I setup a new wordpress blog, there are 5 plugins that I must have installed & activated. And YES! All are free!

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Wordfence Security – Install this plugin to keep your wordpress site secured. The setup is super easy, just install the plugin, add your email for security notifications, and that’s all! This plugin will automatically scan for malware, block attackers, fix errors, and a ton more features. One of the highest rated plugins ever 4.9 /5 , with over 1 million downloads.

All in one SEO Pack – This plugin generates SEO meta tags automatically. Plus is allows you to have a custom homepage meta tags as well as custom meta tags for individual pages and posts. There’s a reason why it’s been downloaded 17,000,000 times already!

Google XML Sitemaps – This little plugin will generate an SEO friendly XML sitemap of your website. “With such a sitemap, it’s much easier for the crawlers to see the complete structure of your site and retrieve it more efficiently. “

WP Super Cache – This plugin generates a static html file for your wordpress site. With this plugin your site will now load faster to 99% of the visitors. Just install, turn on cache, and you’re set.

Anti Spam – This simple plugin automatically fight comment spam for you.  No annoying captcha inputs needed by users when commenting either. Just install and it works!

What are your favorite wordpress plugins?

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3 Comments

  1. Wordfence Security sounds like a very good plugin. I have Better WP Security, which does much the same job. Other essential plugins in my view are Robert Plank’s Backup Creator, which backs up the whole of your site so you can reinstal if it crashes, or just copy to a new location to clone a site, and Paper Template, which gives you ready made sales letter, squeeze page and opt-in form, and more. Both are $7.00 a year for the basic version, which is all most people will need.

    1. Thanks for recommendations. I was picking between Better WP security or wordfence (both are very good) and I choose wordfence mainly because it has that extra .1 on the user ratings 🙂

  2. Hello Leon, I must be doing something right I do have all these plug-ins but one, I do use Akismet for my spam, this actually came set up for me so I went with it.. Great Post one worth sharing.. Chery :))

    P.S. I did end up at your blog today from Kingged.com where I commented and kingged your post.

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