Top 5 Essential WordPress Plugins

A common request from our clients are WordPress plugin suggestions so that they have the right set of tools to take their businesses to the next level. In this article, we’ll focus on some of the more essential plugins.

Must Have WordPress Plugins

There are currently about 40,000 plugins for WordPress available for download. Here’s a selection of free and premium must-have plugins that can seriously jumpstart your business website.

  • W3 Total Cache
    This plugin is all about increasing the load speed of your WordPress site. Because the load time for your site will be reduced, your rank among search engines will be improved.
  • Yoast SEO
    We’ve talked before how effective SEO copy can provide small businesses with a distinct competitive edge. With Yoast SEO, your keywords will be aligned and placed in all the right spaces, and your tags will be streamlined for a host of analytic platforms like Google Analytics, Twitter Analytics, etc.
  • WP-Backup
    This plugin prevents your site and all its content from being lost. You can even schedule routine backups. It’s the ultimate in “set it and forget it” plugins.
  • WPForms
    Customer communication is the priority of this beauty of a plugin. You can easily create forms – all types of forms, including email subscription forms, contact forms, payment forms, etc. – with a simple drag and drop platform.
  • Google Analytics
    If you want to know where your site’s visitors are and how they surfed your site, Google Analytics is the plugin for you. After you see the habits of your online visitors, you can tweak your site accordingly.

Contact Caldiatech for Your WordPress Plugin Needs

Because we’re such believers in WordPress here at Caldiatech and its power to boost traffic to your business site, we’d welcome the opportunity to see how it can work best for your business. Call us at 800-728-1441 today!