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Out of the box, WordPress is a great system for blogging and managing websites. But to truly unlock its power, you need to add plugins to tailor it to your precise needs. Adding some of our top plugin recommendations can make really turbo-charge your site!

People frequently ask us for recommendations on which WordPress plugins they should use on their site. Of course, we’ve written quite a few WordPress plugins ourselves, but the list of great WordPress plugins is much larger than that.

Key features

These plugins add entirely new areas of functionality to WordPress – from supporting multiple languages, to selling online, and beyond.

  • Yoast SEO – The best way to optimize your website for search engines. But you already knew that, right?
  • WooCommerce – Adds ecommerce capabilities, with a huge ecosystem of addons and extensions for every type of store and website.
  • Gravity Forms or Ninja Forms – Adds sophisticated form creation and management tools, with loads of integrations and addons.
  • wpDiscuz – A great, modern, fully-featured replacement to WordPress’ default comments system.
  • MultilingualPress or WPML – Translate and localize your website for different territories and languages.
  • Relevanssi – Overhauls…

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