This a list of the important WordPress plugins that we included on all Premium niche blog packages. These plugins helps in the area of:
- Blog security and protection
- Easier blog management thus saving lots of time
- Network Ads management(i.e. Adsense, Clickbank, Amazon)
- Affiliate link insertion and management
- Search Engine Optimization thus bringing your more traffic
- and many more…
1. Akismet – Protects your blog from hundreds and even thousands pesky spam comments.
“Akismet checks your comments against the Akismet web service to see if they look like spam or not and lets you review the spam it catches under your blog’s “Comments” admin screen.”
2. Ad Codes Widget– Great plugin for placing any kind of ads on your blog especially on the sidebar.
3. Ad Squares Widget – Great plugin for placing 125 x 125 ads on your blog sidebar.
3. All in One SEO Pack – The most popular and widely used Out-of-the-box SEO for your WordPress blog..
“Automatically optimizes your WordPress blog for Search Engines (Search Engine Optimization).”
4. Custom Post Template – This plugin allows you to present a review style post as well as a sales page instead of the regular post..
“Provides a drop-down to select different templates for posts from the post edit screen. The templates replace single.php for the specified post.”
5. Dagon Design Sitemap Generator – Create a sitemap that can be made readable by humans as well as robots .
“This plugin creates a sitemap for your WordPress powered site. This is not just another XML sitemap plugin, but rather a true sitemap generator which is highly customizable from its own options page in the WordPress admin panel.”
6. Digg Digg – Quickly and easily add social network buttons to your blog..
8. Fast Secure Contact Form – A super customizable contact form that lets your visitors send you email. Blocks all automated spammers. No templates to mess with. Captcha protected .
“This plugin allows a webmaster to easily create and add contact forms to WordPress. The contact form will let the user send emails to a site’s admin. An administration panel is present, where the webmaster can create and preview unlimited forms.”
9. Google XML Sitemaps – One of the most popularly used XML sitemap generator plugin. It will help search engines to better index your blog..
“This plugin will generate a special XML sitemap which will help search engines like Google, Bing, Yahoo and Ask.com to better index your blog. With such a sitemap, it’s much easier for the crawlers to see the complete structure of your site and retrieve it more efficiently.”
10. GTranslate – Lets users easily translate your blog language into theirs and gain tons of traffic worldwide .
“Get translations with a single click between 58 languages (more than 98% of internet users) on your website! ”
11. Login LockDown – Protects your blog from possible hackers. This helps to prevent brute force password discovery. .
“Login LockDown records the IP address and timestamp of every failed login attempt. If more than a certain number of attempts are detected within a short period of time from the same IP range, then the login function is disabled for all requests from that range.”
12. PC Robots.txt – Automatically creates a virtual robots.txt file for your blog. Basically, it restrict search engines to index confidential part of you blog..
“PC Robots.txt is an easy (i.e. automated) solution to creating and managing a robots.txt file for your blog. Instead of mucking about with FTP, files, permissions ..etc, just upload and activate the plugin and you’re done.”
13. Pretty Link (Lite Version) – The easiest way to protect your affiliate commissions from being stolen as well as make your affiliate links SEO friendly.. The PRO Version offers more flexibility such as link tracking and statistical reports.
“Shrink, track and share any URL on the Internet from your WordPress website. Create short links suitable for Twitter using your own domain name!”
14. Quick Adsense – Offers a quicker & flexible way to insert Google Adsense or any Ads code into a blog post..
“Quick Adsense is an Ads management WordPress plugin. It offers a quicker & flexible way to insert Adsense or any Ads code into a blog post. Besides, it can randomly place the Ads anywhere within a post. It comes with a simple setting page, and it does not overwhelm you with complicated customizable options.”
15. Search & Replace – A handy tool to quickly search and replace anything on your database such as affiliate links..
“A simple search for find strings in your database and replace the string. You can search in ID, post-content, GUID, titel, excerpt, meta-data, comments, comment-author, comment-e-mail, comment-url, tags/categories and categories-description.”
16. Secure WordPress – Protects your blog from possible security loopholes and thus defends your blog from being exploited and compromised..
“Secure WordPress beefs up the security of your WordPress installation by removing error information on login pages, adds index.html to plugin directories, hides the WordPress version and much more.”
17. SEO SearchTerms Tagging 2 – Multiply blog traffic by strengthening on page SEO, increasing the number of indexed pages, auto convert search terms into post tags, and more..
“This is the plugin you need to multiply your blog traffic in algorithmic scale. Increase your site’s SERP by strengthening on page SEO of your blog. Increase the number of pages indexed by adding a special link to search results. Make sure all posts have been indexed by promoting the one that does not get traffic yet. Get detail information about what are the best keywords for your web site and blog post.”
18. SI CAPTCHA Anti-Spam – Intensifies spam protection by providing Captcha on the comment form. Prevents auto-bots from posting auto-comments on your blog. This is really a very helpful tool in eradicating robot sent spam comments.
“Adds CAPTCHA anti-spam methods to WordPress forms for comments, registration, lost password, login, or all. In order to post comments or register, users will have to type in the code shown on the image. This prevents spam from automated bots. Adds security. Works great with Akismet. Also is fully WP, WPMU, and BuddyPress compatible.”
19. Simply Show IDs – Helps you to quickly locate your posts, pages, media, links, categories, tags and users pages ID’s .
“Simply shows the ID of Posts, Pages, Media, Links, Categories, Tags and Users in the admin tables for easy access. Very lightweight.”
20. Smart YouTube – Quickly insert full featured YouTube videos into your post, comments and in RSS feed..
“Smart Youtube is a WordPress Youtube Plugin that allows you to easily insert Youtube videos/playlists in your post, comments and in RSS feed. The main purpose of the plugin is to correctly embed youtube videos into your blog post. The video will be shown in full in your RSS feed as well.”
21. WP-Cumulus – Quickly display your tags and/or categories in 3D by placing them on a rotating sphere..
“WP-Cumulus allows you to display your site’s tags, categories or both using a Flash movie that rotates them in 3D. It works just like a regular tags cloud, but is more visually exciting. Clicking the tags can be a little hard (depending on your speed setting) but does take you to the appropriate page.”
22. WP-Insert – Trully the most powerful yet easiest plugin to insert and managed ads on your WordPress blog. It does a lot more than ad management..
“Wp-Insert is the most powerful yet easiest to use wordpress ad management plugin which does a lot more than ad management. Wp-Insert can manage your feeds, google analytics, blog editing and even make editing your themes easier for you. All from within a well contained and easy to use interface.”
23. YouTube Embed – Easily embed YouTube videos into your WordPress theme .
“YouTube Embed is a powerful, but simple to use, method of embedding YouTube videos in your WordPress theme.”
24. Backup Buddy – Premium plugin, included with these blogs
25. Slideshow (a Display Buddy plugin) – Premium plugin, included with this particular theme.