9 Essential WordPress Plugins For Every Blog

WordPressLapdance.com 9 Essential WordPress Plugins For Every Blog For every new blog that I install these 9 WordPress plugins are essential. There is no reason not to have them (until I find some better solutions!) and they are well worth installing yourself. So, here are my favourite plugins, in alphabetical order! Broken Link Checker – quite a simple trick with this plugin, it trawls through your posts and pages and detects links that are no longer working. Why? Well the aim is to prevent dead links in your posts, which can ruin your reputation with your readers and get you penalised with the search engines. FeedBurner FeedSmith – every blog needs an RSS feed – it generates more traffic. But by signing up to Feedburner and using this plugin to direct all RSS feeds via Feedburner, you can then see just how many people are using your RSS feed and which posts are proving the most popular. Limit Login Attempts – a very simple security plugin. If someone is trying to hack into your blog using brute force then this plugin detects their attacks and stops their attempts. It can email you with a warning and block them out for however long you want. Revision Diet – if you are like me then this plugin is essential! I will write a post and save it, read it and then save it, read it again and so on. If I am not careful then I can have dozens of versions of each post, which rapidly fill my database. This post just gets rid of all of those extra versions of the post that you don’t

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One Response to 9 Essential WordPress Plugins For Every Blog

  1. orthodoxdaily January 8, 2011 at 3:49 pm #

    Excellent video. Great job and keep them coming.

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