WordPress Plugins That Have Been Used – Most Plugins No Longer Offered

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…

Update: February 5, 2018. Plugins with no links for WordPress plugin repository are no longer used. Nowadays, the less plugins used the less headache.

1. AkismetProtects 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 WidgetGreat plugin for placing any kind of ads on your blog especially on the sidebar.

“The Ad Codes widget allows you to place ANY size banner into a widget-ready bar for WordPress. You can paste HTML, JavaScript, an IFrame, or even PHP code into this widget without any problem at all. The Ad Codes widget also supports multi-widget options, so you can add more than one banner to your sidebar, or even more than one size if you’d like. This widget also supports shuffle-rotations, allowing you to place more than one ad code into a single widget box. “

3. Ad Squares WidgetGreat plugin for placing 125 x 125 ads on your blog sidebar.

“This widget makes it possible for you to display 125×125 ad squares ( or some other configurable size ) into a widget-ready bar for WordPress. You can have just 2 squares, or as many as 8 running together. It also supports multi-widget options. So technically you could have even more than 8 if you add it to a bar more than once. Each ad square accepts any HTML/JavaScript code, so it will work with standard affiliate ads, or even with ad network codes. You can also configure the widget to shuffle the positioning of your squares if you like.”

3. All in One SEO PackThe 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 TemplateThis 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 GeneratorCreate 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 DiggQuickly and easily add social network buttons to your blog..

7. Easy Privacy PolicyQuickly set up a google adsense compliant privacy policy for your blog with only a few clicks.

“Easy Privacy Policy is an all in one solution for making sure that your blog has an adsense compliant privacy policy that is easy to setup as well as quick to tailor to your specific requirements not covered by the default templates.”

8. Fast Secure Contact FormA 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 SitemapsOne 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 LockDownProtects 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.txtAutomatically 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 AdsenseOffers 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 & ReplaceA 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 WordPressProtects 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 2Multiply 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-SpamIntensifies 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 IDsHelps 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 YouTubeQuickly 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-CumulusQuickly 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-InsertTrully 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 EmbedEasily 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.

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