A plugin, basically is an extension and can be defined as a software which enhances the capability of a website by adding additional features to it.
WordPress is an open-source, so there are thousands of plugins available for providing additional functions to it. Let’s have a look on some of the plug-ins.
Here we will enlist 5 best plugins to use in addition to WordPress. They are as under
- WP touch – it replaces the site into a user-friendly, mobile-centric content theme and makes it easier to read and also enhances the website speed. It automatically adds a simple theme for the mobile version and converts the content for different screens, without changing the overall theme and content of the site. In fact, Google recommends WP touch and improvement can be seen in the website ranking. Once configured, it optimizes by itself for mobile without changing any settings.
- Wp Super Cache – It nearly has a five-star rating and is free to use. It has a variety of functionalities to offer. It improves the upload speed of the site during high traffic or when the web host is slow and can easily be installed in parallel with Auto Optimize. It saves the sites pages and makes them faster, without even loading the entire WordPress website.
- Jetpack – It’s a more complex plugin than all of these which are being discussed here, as it comes with the standard suite of features which are especially designed to grow traffic on the website, protect it and keep the visitors & readers stick to the site. Additional functions like Traffic monitoring statistics, social sharing buttons grammar suggestions for articles, etc. are also there in the package.
- Auto Optimize – This being one of the best plug-ins to improve the uploading speed of the web. It helps in optimizing your database, deletes caches, and also aggregate scripts. Sites loading time can be reduced up to 30%, which is good for the WordPress Website Design Services because the more time takes to load, the higher will be the chances that the visitor will leave your website. As it is free and easy to use, so you need not to have a lot of knowledge of optimization to use this plugin on your website.