The Top-30 WordPress Plugins [Infographic]

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When it comes to functionality and performance, it’s hard to beat a WordPress website.

But all that power doesn’t just happen. It’s the result of the plugins you select to solve problems and add features.

The challenge, of course, is choosing the right ones. Since you have to choose from a database of more than 22,000 options,  the whole topic of WordPress plugins can be overwhelming.

So I wanted to share this infographic that lays out 30 of WordPress’s most popular plugins:

Wordpress Most Popular Plugins

This infographic is courtesy of WordPress Templates and Designed by Technology Infographics

Here it is again, grouped by category:


Spam Checker

Playing Nice with Google

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Other Technical Functionality

Connecting with Visitors

Content Management

Monetizing Your Site

One word of warning: Too many plugins can slow down your site. When considering them, keep these 5 principles of website usability at the top of your mind.

Your turn

Do you agree with this list? What are your favorite WordPress plugins? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

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