10 basic and usefull wordpress plugins

To build powerfull blog powered by wordpress, we need to include several plugins to make it complete, here is i suggest you those plugins:

If you are using wordpress 2.7* or later you could add it from admin dashboard and directly configure/setting it, otherwise you should upload it manually to your server..

1. HeadSpace2?

Meta-data manager on steroids, allowing complete control over all SEO needs such as keywords/tags, titles, description, stylesheets, and many many other goodies.. more on plugin site

2. Sociable

Automatically add bookmark links on your posts, pages and RSS feed to your favorite social bookmarking sites.. more on plugin site

3. WP-Contact Form

WP Contact Form is a drop in form for users to contact you. It can be implemented on a page or a post.. more on plugin site

4. Disqus Comment System

The Disqus comment system replaces your WordPress comment system with your comments hosted and powered by Disqus. Head over to the Comments admin page to set up your DISQUS Comment System.. more on plugin site

5. Google Analytics

Enables Google Analytics on all pages.. more on plugin site

6. Google XML Sitemaps

This plugin will generate a special XML sitemap which will help search engines like Google, Yahoo, Bing and Ask.com to better index your blog.. more on plugin site

7. Yet Another Related Posts Plugin

Returns a list of related entries based on a unique algorithm for display on your blog and RSS feeds. A templating feature allows customization of the display.. more on plugin site

8. WP-Page Navi

Adds a more advanced paging navigation to your WordPress blog.. more on plugin site

9. Visitor Maps and Who’s Online

Displays Visitor Maps with location pins, city, and country. Includes a Who’s Online Sidebar to show how many users are online. Includes a Who’s Online admin dashboard to view visitor details. The visitor details include: what page the visitor is on, IP address, host lookup, online time, city, state, country, geolocation maps and more. No API key needed.. more on plugin site

10. Niche Search

Makes search url more human readable and friendly. Redirects ?s=query searches to /search/query, and converts %20 to +.. more on plugin site

This may usefull, SI CAPTCHA Anti Spam to adding Captcha in your any comments or form page, because i use Disqus, so i don’t activate it..

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