Which are the most essential WordPress plugins for your business website?
WordPress has a good developer support, thus it has so many plugins and most of them are free.
The most essential WordPress plugins are as follow:
Sidebars plug-in : For most of the websites, there is a need to assign widgets to particular categories, posts and so on. This plug-in is basically used to create unlimited number of sidebars and then assign them to particular categories, posts, pages etc.for any widget area. It is free of cost.
Improved text widget : It is a free plug-in which comes with WordPress and it provide you enriched text widget for use.
Backup plug-in : This plug-in is basically used to provide proper, reliable and secure backup for the WordPress and other websites to secure their data and other content but it is not free.
SEO Plug-in : It is the best plug-in for WordPress and it allows you to have full control on the title of pages and meta descriptions per page/post basis and for category or tag pages.
Removing spam : This is the best plug-in used to remove spam and it can also be available for our personal use without any charges.
WordPress form plugins : Forms are used by the sites to collect information from their users to provide services and earn revenue, thus this plug-in is useful for this as it contains 100’s of add on plugins which support various features and integrate into CRM.It is not free.
Social media plug-in : It supports social networking websites like facebook twitter etc.It will add a floating box on site which allows users to share the page they are on.
Speed improvement plug-in : Websites which contain a lot of data i.e. heavy scripts, photos etc. faces the issue of speed. This plug-in solves this issue and improve the speed of your website. It is also free.
Interesting business blog plug-in : This plug-in is meant to make your business blogs attractive and interesting by giving you simple, fast and free access to images and generally it is used for small business sites.
Notification plug-in : This plug-in allows you to add notification bar on the top of site to display notice or announcements.
Secure plug-in : It is used to secure your site.
Event plug-in : This is used to create, manage and promote events, it provide required information to the visitors and also accept registration fees from them.
E-Commerce plug-in : This is the most powerful plug-in available for e-commerce or online shopping etc.
Appointment plug-in : This is used to book, manage and cancel your appointments on the website.
Brand plug-in : To provide recognition, customer support, increase sales, maximize profit, branding of website is necessary, thus this plug-in works for the same.
Advertisement plug-in : This plug-in will help to place ads on each post on your site.
Admin bar plug-in : This allows you to add text, links and logos on the admin bar of WordPress.
Question answer plug-in : It will allow us to put Question answer section on the website like yahoo answers.
The WordPress plugins mentioned above are few in number, besides them no. of plugins are available and you are required to used them as per your requirement.