15 Must Have WordPress Plugins For Bloggers To Use

15 Must Have WordPress Plugins For Bloggers

Are you looking for the list of must have WordPress plugins for Bloggers?

If yes then you are on the right place.

In this post I will share with you the must have WordPress plugins for Bloggers

You all know that we all use machines for our different tasks to be performed.

Similarly in WordPress plugins are the backbone of your website which add additional functionality and power to your WordPress blog.

If you are a blogger I request you to read this post till the end.

These are the plugins which are required to have on your WordPress site without these plugins your blog wont be efficient

So lets get started with my list of 15 Must Have WordPress Plugins For Bloggers

15 Must Have WordPress Plugins For Bloggers

15 must have wordpress plugins for bloggers
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15 must have wordpress plugins for bloggers

1.WP Super Cache

It is a required plugin for your WordPress site mainly for blogs.It speeds up your loading time does the caching of your website and gives a fast loading experience to your readers.


A must have security plugin which keeps your website away from hackers and vulnerabilities.Sucuri is one of the top most recommended security plugin which has features like login lockdown,Brute force attack,DDOS protection and much more.

3. Yoast SEO

Yoast SEO is one of the top recommended and widely used/downloaded plugin for SEO (Search Engine Optimization).It comes with a unique feature of “focus keyword” where we can put the keyword we want to rank on.

Also we can put meta description,meta titles and other useful things via this plugin.

4. Super Socializer

It is an All in One Plugin for commenting,sharing and login.As the name suggests Super Socializer comes with all these features so that you need not install separate plugins for sharing,commenting and social login etc.

5. Google Analytics Dashboard

Google Analytics for WP is a superb plugin by which you can see your visitors report directly into your WordPress Dashboard.

It is a simple plugin which is easy to install and understand.

6. Contact Form 7

Contact Form 7 can manage multiple contact forms also you can customize the form and mail contents flexibly using simple markup.

It also supports Ajax-powered submitting,CAPTCHA,Akismet Spam filtering and so on.


It is one of the most needed plugins used for email marketing.This plugin is used to maintain your visitors,make subscribers and send them latest updates of your blog directly into their mailbox.

However free plan gives you limited resources you can upgrade your plan anytime according to number of subscribers.

8. Really Simple SSL

Google is giving a boost to websites who are using “https”.Really Simple SSL Plugin ensures that your website works on “https”.

All you have to do is install this plugin and activate it.

Please note – To use this plugin you need to have SSL certificate installed on your hosting account.

9. Akismet

Have you got comment spam? I mean people who comment with weird email ids and domains commenting weird stuff on your blog post.

Those are spam comments which needs to be stopped as they are not worth and can harm your blog.

If you want to save yourself from that headache, Akismet is your solution

It helps us to keep off comment spam and has the ability to delete junk comments on its own so that we never see them again

10. All 404 Redirect to Homepage

It is a simple plugin which redirects all your 404 pages to your homepage.For example you have deleted any blog post or page or someone types a wrong URL they will be taken to your blog homepage instead of making them see a 404 page.

I feel it is one of the must have plugin for every blogger.

It makes your blog more user friendly and search engine friendly.

11. Author Bio Box

Many of the bloggers use free themes who don’t have any author box in the posts they write.

So the solution for this is using Author Bio Box plugin which will display author’s biography and social icons at bottom of the post.

12. IFTT

As a blogger you need to make most of the time.

You cant be online most of the time to share your blog posts on social media.

This is where IFTT (If This Then That) plugin comes into picture.It allows you to put the internet Work for you.

You can automate sharing of your blog posts using IFTT plugins

13. Updraftplus

This plugin simplifies restoring and backing up your WordPress site.

Backup your site to Dropbox,Amazon S3 Cloud,Google Drive and many more.

You can even set schedules for when you want your backup to be taken.

Updraftplus is the highest ranking backup plugin on WordPress.org and is used by millions of WordPress users.

Read –

How To Backup and Restore WordPress Site Using Updraftplus

14. No Self Pings

Some people really like that WordPress sends pings from your own site to your own site when you write posts; it gives them a trail of related posts.

Some people do not like this behavior; it clutters up their comments.

This plugin disables intra-blog pinging.

15. Table of Content Plus

A powerful yet user friendly plugin that automatically creates a context specific index or table of contents (TOC) for long pages (and custom post types).

More than just a table of contents plugin, this plugin can also output a sitemap listing pages and/or categories across your entire site.

Built from the ground up and with Wikipedia in mind, the table of contents by default appears before the first heading on a page.

This allows the author to insert lead-in content that may summarise or introduce the rest of the page.


I hope you found my post on “15 Must Have WordPress Plugins For Bloggers” useful.

Please share it with your friends and other bloggers who can benefit from this post.

Thank you for visiting and let me know your thoughts in the comments

Happy Blogging!

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