Use these WordPress plugins to protect your site and make your content easy to share.
Anyone in the mood to chat about blogging? A subject that is forever growing and a work in progress.
What plugins do you use and recommend? Me?
The plugins I wouldn’t blog without primarily come down to 2 purposes: protecting my website and making the experience at jillconyers.com conveniently engaging and reader friendly.
Shared content is a lifeline to successful blogging. Wouldn’t you agree? So lets protect your website and make your content easy to share.
10 Best WordPress Plugins
Akismet The best way in the world to protect your blog from comment and trackback spam. Link to plugin – Akismet
All In One SEO Pack Optimizes your WordPress blog for SEO (Search Engine Optimization). Link to plugin – All In One SEO Pack
Contact Form 7 Give your readers (and potential clients/brands) an easy and convenient way to contact you. Make it highly visible. Link to plugin – Contact Form 7
Wordfence Security Anti-virus, Firewall and High Speed Cache. Everything you need to protect your website from hacks and malware. Link to plugin – Wordfence Security
Google Analytics by Yoast Track your blog easily and always stays up to date with the newest features in Google Analytics. Link to plugin – Google Analytics by Yoast
Click To Tweet Create tweetable content for your readers that makes it easy for readers to share your content. Link to plugin – Click To Tweet
Shareaholic Again, make it easy for your content to be shared. This is an all-in-one content amplification and monetization platform, that includes related content recommendations, promoted content, social sharing, following, site monetization apps such as affiliate linking, and social analytics. This module makes it a snap for any website — big or small — to engage and grow their traffic, market their content, gain insights, and monetize their traffic, all from one powerful but easy-to-use dashboard. Link to plugin – Shareaholic
Instagram Feed Display Connect and engage your readers with a variety of social media platforms with beautifully clean, customizable, and responsive Instagram feeds. Link to plugin – Instagram Feed Display
jQuery Pin It Button For Images One more plugin that makes it easy for readers to share your fabulous content. This plugin highlights images on hover and adds a “Pin It” button over them for easy pinning and it’s customizable. Link to plugin – JQuery Pin It Button For Images
Ziplist Recipe Plugin A plugin that adds all the necessary microdata to your recipes, so they will show up in Google’s Recipe Search Link to plugin – Ziplist Recipe Plugin
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