All Time Favorite WordPress Plugins

These plugins are chosen as our all time favorite considering various aspects, e.g. clean code, simplicity of use, lite on server, optimized for page loading speed etc.

Admin Commenters Comments Count

Displays a count of each commenter’s total number of comments (linked to those comments) next to their name on any admin page.


Adminimize that lets you hide ‘unnecessary’ items from the WordPress backend


No spam in comments. No captcha.

Auto Login New User After Registration

Automatically login new user right after they have registered. Add Password field to registration form. Disable admin notification emails of new user.


Autoptimize speeds up your website and helps you save bandwidth by aggregating and minimizing JS, CSS and HTML.


Simple automated backups of your WordPress-powered website.

Commenter Emails

Extract a listing of all commenter emails.

Dashboard Sticky Notes

This plugin adds the functionality to add sticky notes into the dashboard.

Dashboard Widget Sidebar

Enable regulare widgets to be used as Dashboard Widgets in admin.

Disable New User Notification Emails

This plugin does one thing – disables new user notification emails.

Display Widgets

Simply hide widgets on specified pages. Adds checkboxes to each widget to either show or hide it on every site page.

Duplicate Post

Clone posts and pages.

Email Address Encoder

A lightweight plugin to protect email addresses from email-harvesting robots by encoding them into decimal and hexadecimal entities.

Email Login

Use your email address instead of a username to log into your WordPress.


Favorites for any post type. Easily add favoriting/liking, wishlists, or any other similar functionality using the developer-friendly API.

Front End PM

Front End PM is a Private Messaging system and a secure contact form to your WordPress site.This is full functioning messaging system from front end.

Genesis Printstyle Plus

This plugin is adding a printer-ready stylesheet file for the Genesis Framework and its currently active child theme.

Genesis Simple Hooks

This plugin creates a new Genesis settings page that allows you to insert code (HTML, Shortcodes, and PHP), and attach it to any of the 50+ action hooks.

Genesis Simple Share

Genesis Simple Share allows you to easily add beautiful share buttons to your site using a Genesis child theme.

Google Analytics Dashboard for WP

Displays Google Analytics stats in your WordPress Dashboard. Inserts the latest Google Analytics tracking code in your pages.

Google XML Sitemaps

This plugin will generate a special XML sitemap which will help search engines to better index your blog.

Login LockDown

Limits the number of login attempts from a given IP range within a certain time period.


Loginizer is a WordPress security plugin which helps you fight against bruteforce attacks.


The most powerful user, role, and capability management plugin for WordPress.

My reCaptcha

Add reCaptcha to registration form.

Post Pay Counter

Easily handle authors’ payments on a multi-author blog by computing posts’ remuneration basing on admin defined rules.

Recent Posts Widget Extended

Provides flexible and advanced recent posts. Display it via shortcode or widget with thumbnails, post excerpt, taxonomy and more.

Recently Registered

Add a sortable column to the users list to show registration date.


Redirection is a WordPress plugin to manage 301 redirections and keep track of 404 errors without requiring knowledge of Apache .htaccess files.

Search Regex

Search Regex adds a powerful set of search and replace functions to WordPress that go beyond the standard searching capabilities, with full regex support.

Simple Ajax Chat

Displays a fully customizable Ajax-powered chat box anywhere on your site.

Simple History

View changes made by users within WordPress. See who created a page, uploaded an attachment or approved an comment, and more.

Simple Local Avatars

Adds an avatar upload field to user profiles. Generates requested sizes on demand just like Gravatar!

Simple Share Buttons Adder

A simple plugin that enables you to add share buttons to all of your posts and/or pages.

Sky Login Redirect

Redirects to the page you were reading just before logging in. Redirects to the homepage when you log out.


Integrate a fancy slideshow in just five steps. – Rainbows. Rainbows everywhere.

Social Count Plus

Displays your number of followers from Facebook, Google+, Instagram, Twitch, Twitter and several other social media websites.

Subscribe To Comments Reloaded

Subscribe to Comments Reloaded allows commenters to sign up for e-mail notifications of subsequent replies. Don’t miss any comment.

Tako Movable Comments

Move WordPress comments easily with Tako Movable Comments.

The SEO Framework

The SEO Framework plugin provides an automated and advanced SEO solution for your WordPress website.

W3 Total Cache

Search Engine (SEO) & Performance Optimization (WPO) via caching. Integrated caching: CDN, Minify, Page, Object, Fragment, Database support.

WordPress Popular Posts

A highly customizable, easy-to-use popular posts widget!

WordPress Simple Paypal Shopping Cart

Very easy to use Simple WordPress Paypal Shopping Cart Plugin. Great for selling products online in one click from your WordPress site.

WP Hide Dashboard

Hide the Dashboard menu, Personal Options section and Help link on the Profile page from your subscribers when they are logged in.


The most popular SMTP plugin on Trusted by over 500’000 sites.


WP-Optimize is WordPress’s most-installed optimization plugin. With it, you can clean up your database easily and safely, without manual queries.


Displays a printable version of your WordPress blog’s post/page.

Yet Another Related Posts Plugin (YARPP)

Display a list of related posts on your site based on a powerful unique algorithm.

We would like to hear you if you find some useful plugins from the above list. Thank you.

One response to “All Time Favorite WordPress Plugins”

  1. Thank you for sharing a wonderful article.
    I would like to share one best WordPress plugin for a blog, and it is a Blog Designer. This plugin will help you to modify your blog layout or single page layouts. It is the best solution for websites to attract more visitors to your blog or website.
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