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What Are Your Top 5 WordPress Plugin You Can’t Do Without?

Posted on the 09 April 2018 by Babanature @proudlyonenaija

So tell me, What are your top 5 WordPress plugin you can’t do without? The first 5 Plugin you always install when creating a new blog?

Top 5 WordPress Plugin

WordPress is a wonderful platform because it gives you the freedom to do what you want and how you want with it.

Unlike the Blogger platform, you do not need any coding skill to create a beautiful site. All you need is an idea and the right plugin to execute the idea.

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Hey! Though WordPress can give you endless possibilities, but not use it well will cause more harm to your blog than good.

Like using too much plugin on your blog can put weight on your blog server and cause your site to run slow.

And once your site becomes slow, it will lose its rank on Google search and your host provider might suspend your account due to the weight it is putting on the server.

Installing and using two plugins that work the same thing is bad for you. Uninstall one of the plugins and just use the other.

What are your reasons for having 30 WordPress plugins on your blog? If you don’t have a good reason, please try to cut it down by uninstalling the useless ones.

Top 5 WordPress Plugin

After installing the WordPress platform, there are top 5 wordpress plugin I install first before doing any other tweaking. And the top 5 wordpress plugin are;

Yoast SEO

Writing good content will get your blog ranked in Google search. But sometimes, to quick, the process for your content to get ranked is what we should think about if we want to make money and leads. That’s where Yoast SEO comes in.

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Yoast SEO can make your content s go viral by shooting your blog posts to Google front page. But sir, you will have to make it work for it to actually work.

Contact Form 7

I love listening to feedback and requests from my loyal blog readers. That’s why I got this bad boy installed on my blog.

If you are a blogger and want your customer to get in touch with you, you need to install a contact that is flexible and can do all you imagine a contact form can do.

With the free Contact Form 7, your blog is covered… and rest assured your customer will get in touch with you swiftly

Feed Burner Smith Extended


Using the default feed can put some strain on your blog server. And your default feed can’t give you that 100% flexibility. So changing the default feed to either Google’s own FeedBurner will be the best option. That is where Feed Burner Smith Extended comes in.

With Feed burner smith, you can easily change the default feed to any feed of your choice. How? Just download, install and start using without stress 😉


As long as you have a blog that has plugins and other blogger comments on, you will get a broken link.

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An internal broken link is bad and can get your blog penalized. So to make sure you help your blog from getting penalized for broken links, you will need to draw measures. That’s where Redirection comes in.

With Redirection, you can easily redirect your internal broken links to its original without stress and without putting much effort into it.

Now you can protect your blog by adding this plugin to your plugin collection.

Wp Optimizer

After browsing and working on your blog, there’s going to be clusters like your auto revision and others.

It is good to clean your blog regularly so it can perform well and fast for your visitors. Remember, your visitors will love your blog once it is going smooth and fast… that’s where WP_Optimizer comes in.

You can easily optimize your blog’s table, clean your post revisions and many more using this awesome plugin.

If you want to keep your blog clean and going smooth, this plugin should be on your list.


The above plugins are super and can perform wonders if you decide to try them out. You can find them at the WordPress plugin section and they are all free plugins.

Back to you

Are you using any of the above plugins or all the plugin mentioned above? Please do let us know about your experience using the comment section below.

What other WordPress plugin do you use that makes you blogging life easy? Please do let us know using the comment section below.

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