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TOP 10 FREE WordPress Plugins in 2018

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The TOP 10 FREE WordPress Plugins in 2018

Today i want to share with you the #TOP 10 FREE WordPress Plugins in 2018.

Page Builder

10th Page Builder by SiteOrigin

An alternative best FREE page builder of visual composer. SiteOrigin Page Builder is the most popular page creation plugin for WordPress. It makes it easy to create responsive column based content, using the widgets you know and love. Your content will accurately adapt to all mobile devices, ensuring your site is mobile-ready.


All-in-One WP Migration

9th All-in-One WP Migration

A free and easy site backup plugin have an average 5 star rating plugins based on more than 3,000 ratings. All-in-One WP Migration allow you to exports your WordPress website including the database, media files, plugins and themes with no technical knowledge required. Upload your site to a different location with a drag and drop in to WordPress.

Read : How to Backup Website in 30 Sec with WP Migration


8th Wordfence Security – Firewall & Malware Scan

Have your website been hacked before? A firewall or malware plugin is important to prevent your WordPress site being hacked. Wordfence includes an endpoint firewall and malware scanner that were built from the ground up to protect WordPress.

Read : How to switch sub site to primary site in WordPress Multisite.



7th MailChimp for WordPress

Must use subscription plugin for WordPress blogger. MailChimp is a famous newsletter service plugin that allows you to send out email campaigns to a list of email subscribers. MailChimp is free for lists up to 2000 subscribers, which is why it is the newsletter-service of choice for thousands of businesses.


Akismet Anti-Spam

6th Akismet Anti-Spam

Too much spam comments in your blog? Akismet checks your comments and contact form submissions against our global database of spam to prevent your site from publishing malicious content. You can review the comment spam it catches on your blog’s “Comments” admin screen.


W3 Total Cache

5th W3 Total Cache

Over 3,000 ratings with an average 4.5 star. W3 Total Cache is a good plugin that improves the SEO and user experience of your site by increasing website performance, reducing download times via features like content delivery network (CDN) integration.


4th Smush Image Compression and Optimization

Loading large amount of images can slow down your site loading. Smush can resize, optimize, optimise and compress all of your images with the incredibly powerful.



3rd WooCommerce

The top 1 e-commerce plugin in WordPress. WooCommerce is a free eCommerce plugin that allows you to sell anything, beautifully. Built to integrate seamlessly with WordPress, WooCommerce is the world’s favorite eCommerce solution that gives both store owners and developers complete control.


contact form 7

2nd Contact Form 7

The best free easy and simple contact form 7. It work with most of WordPress themes. Contact Form 7 can manage multiple contact forms, plus you can customize the form and the mail contents flexibly with simple markup. The form supports Ajax-powered submitting, CAPTCHA, Akismet spam filtering and so on.


yoast seo

1st Yoast SEO

Who don’t use SEO for their WordPress website? Yoast SEO is a favorite tool of millions of users, have more than 18,000 ratings in an average 5 star, ranging from the bakery around the corner to some of the most popular sites on the planet. With Yoast SEO, you get a solid toolset that helps you aim for that number one spot in the search results.

In conclusion, the above are the top 10 plugins in WordPress. Ranking are based on my personal opinion including user experience, popularity, ratings and necessity. Too many unnecessary plugin can slow down your website performance, so take it as a reference of what are the necessary plugin to use in your WordPress site.

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maomao February 22, 2018 - 3:34 pm

Honestly, i think yoast seo is really the TOP 1 plugins in wordpress. 🙂

Mark Henry July 10, 2018 - 12:58 pm

Hi Maomao! Thank you for sharing these wonderful plugins.


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