15+ Most Best Free WordPress Plugins For Your Every Need

Ankit Singh (Dev)
2 years ago / Updated - April 30, 2016
15+ Most Best Free WordPress Plugins For Your Every Need

WordPress without Plugins is like Smartphone without Apps. Every one knows Plugins are the only way to add more functionality to your WP site/blog without coding and here I listed some best plugins that used by popular WordPress sites and also according to a WP developer these are the best you should always needed. Plugins are of many types like WordPress SEO Plugins, WordPress Backup Plugins etc., and I don’t know what you need, but when you use any form below, I’m sure you gonna love them. A thing I found in my WordPress experienced life that popularity is not always good, sometime our needs completed with new Plugins also.

1. WordPress SEO by yoast

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Category: SEO

Vintaytime Dev Score: 9.5/10

Yoast’s SEO plugin is now ranked #1 in the list of the best SEO plugins and also in the list of the most popular plugins. You can install this plugin without thinking of anything wrong, because you used this plugin with millions of blogs and website already active this plugin. Your WordPress site/blog automatically start ranking up on search engines.


2. Wordfence

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Category: Security

Vintaytime Dev Score: 9.5/10

Wordfence is all in one security plugin that protect your site from all modern attacks and with security scan it is really best for me.Previously I have written about WordPress security and also put this plugin in the list of best. There are premium features also available, but I think the free version is all have we need, including login security, blocking and more.


3. Google Analytics Dashboard

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Category: Analytics

Vintaytime Dev Score: 9/10

Everyone is using Google Analytics to get their traffic statistics and now with the help of this plugin you didn’t need to open your Google analytics dashboard separately. This plugin shows your traffic report right on your WordPress admin dashboard with users, real time, page views and more. You just install this and authenticate your Google Analytics account.


4. WP Super Cache

WP Super Cache

Category: Performance

Vintaytime Dev Score: 9.5/10

The WP super cache makes your site faster by generating static HTML files instead of PHP. As you know WordPress themes are written in PHP (part of the best programming language), which eats so much server load and with the help of this plugin all of your pages converts into HTML which is more faster accessible than PHP execution.


5. Shareaholic share buttons

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Category: Social Media

Vintaytime Dev Score: 8/10

There are so many WordPress Social Sharing Plugins available, but I put shaeaholic because of good social icons set and smart sharing experience. Not just sharing, you can also get your social analytics with this plugin. Start using Shareaholic and customize your share buttons in different ways, themes, layout and more.


6. UpdraftPlus

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Category: Backup

Vintaytime Dev Score: 9/10

UpdraftPlus is a best backup solution plugin, you always suggest others after using. What we always need when during backup my site: Save backups to external cloud services, Schedule backup etc and many more backup features are already in this plugin. I put UpdraftPlus at #1 in the list of Best WordPress Backup Plugins.


7. Ninja Forms

Category: Forms Builder

Vintaytime Dev Score: 9/10

Web Designer need Forms always, but needs of forms are different like Contact, Functionality and more, With the help of Ninja Forms, you can make your own custom forms and use it for any purpose, not just contact purpose.Ninja forms give you a simple drag and drop experience which you always needed in WordPress platform.


8. Social Networks Auto-Poster

Category: Social Media

Vintaytime Dev Score: 9.5/10

Sharing your content on multiple social networks in one of the best ways to get more traffic, but when it comes to share it is like doing extra work after creating a content. But not now, SNAP plugin makes it easy to auto share your posts/pages as you publish. You only need to add your social accounts from your dashboard and start publishing your content on your blog/site and social media.


9. MailChimp

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Category: Newsletter

Vintaytime Dev Score: 8/10

MailChimp is an Email Marketing company serves a wide range of E-mail services, and also offers a free package which is really good for startups. If you want to use MailChimp services, its not compulsory to use the plugin, but the plugin has more good features. After installing this plugin you didn’t need to put newsletter forms from source code.


10. Disqus Comments

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Category: Comments

Vintaytime Dev Score: 9/10

Disqus is the most popular comment system provider and when you use the web, you found Disqus comments on many popular sites/blogs. Why everyone chooses Disqus, is there is some unique quality than others? Yes! Disqus loads well, have multiple social network login options and more. After installing this plugin your default comment system replaces with the Disqus comment system.


11. Pretty Link Lite

Category: Permalink

Vintaytime Dev Score: 7/10

Pretty Link is a plugin that gives you a way to create a shorten link using your domain name. For example: example.com/link/google is a type of pretty link, where example.com is your domain name and then you can take any custom structure. From your dashboard type the URL you want to open for a shorten link and make your pretty links. Bloggers use this to put Affiliate Links on your blogs.


12. Custom Post Type UI

Category: Developer

Vintaytime Dev Score: 8.5/10

Custom Post Type gives your admin panel more power and functionality that you can make your editors experience better and beautiful. This plugin adds more posts types to your WordPress Core features like: Videos, Posts, Music Posts and whatever you want to add to your dashboard.


13. Advanced Custom Fields

Category: Developer

Vintaytime Dev Score: 9.5/10

Another plugin that makes and develops work easier than ever. With Advanced Custom Fields you can make unlimited fields for any places, including posts, pages, user, etc. And show the value of fields to the front end. I found this is the most essential plugin.


14. Google XML Sitemaps

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Category: SEO

Vintaytime Dev Score: 9.5/10

Non-WordPress users generate Sitemaps using an online sitemap generator or any other method, but here on WordPress you didn’t do some extra stuff for creating and updating Sitemaps whenever your new content publish. Google XML Sitemaps generate an XML sitemap and you can easily submit it to webmaster tools to better index your site.


15. Shortcodes Ultimate

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Category: Content

Vintaytime Dev Score: 8.5/10

When editing in the WordPress visual editor, there are not so many one click formatting option available, but with the help of Shortcodes Ultimate you can add more buttons in your visual editor like Forms, Buttons, HTML elements, Gallery and more. This way you can make your content more creative and attractive for the users.


16. Ultimate Member

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Category: User

Vintaytime Dev Score: 9/10

If you serve your visitors to register on your site, then don’t forget about this plugin. It has a front-end user registration, login, profile, editing and so many features that make your user experience like a social networking site.