plugins adds functionality to a new blog or website by providing it with the necessary functions.
there are different type of plugins available in the wordpress directory, some are free why others are paid plugin.
when it comes to starting a new blog, picking the best plugin takes time that is why i am writing this to teach on what plugin to install first in a new blog. below are some of the best plugins you need for kickoff your blog journey both for security purpose and website optimization . for detailed instruction on how to install a plugin in worldpress click the buttonhow to install a plugin in 60 seconds
W3 Total Cache: the speed of every website or blog is very important as if affects SEO ranging, to increase the page load speed for WordPress sites, which will improve your visitors’ overall experience.
Defender: to kick out evil bots and hackers, Defender is the best plugin as it protects you against evil bots and hackers with automated security scans, vulnerability reports, safety recommendations, blacklist monitoring and customized hardening in just a few clicks.
Akismet: this plugin helps to filter out any comments on your blog that look like spam.
Google Analytics : track visits, page views, bounce rate, average visit duration and referrers, and enable advanced settings to track your site’s demographic and interest for advertising as well as analyze shopping behaviors to boost your products’ performance.
Also, you can easily track statistics for your entire site or network with the quick setup and easy to understand display.
Yoast SEO : helps with suggestions that will help you increase SEO for your new site by checking a post before is it publish, with recommendatios on what to do to increase Seo for the post
Smartcrawl:makes your site more visible to search engines by informing web crawlers when your site has important content that needs registering instead of waiting for web crawlers to find you.
Google XML Sitemaps: helps search engines better index your blog. With a sitemap, web crawlers can see the structure of your site and retrieve the results more efficiently.
WordPress Longtail Keywords SEO: suggest you the keywords that related to the main topic and your content and can provide the detailed information about each keyword such as CPC, Search Volume, Search volume in past 12 months, competition rate.
Floating Social: lets you display buttons to let users share your posts and pages by connecting to their social media accounts
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