If you are using WordPress, you have most certainly seen the abundance of available plugins. Now you of course don’t need every plugin but you do want to take advantage of the best ones. Depending on what your goals are, some will be better for your business than others. With that being said, here are five WordPress plugins that would be of value for pretty much any business.
If you have a website you need a contact form. This plugin is very user friendly. It allows you to create online forms with their drag and drop builder and you don’t need any code to do it. You can create any type of form your may need. This includes email subscription forms, survey forms, order forms etc. You also have access to a bunch of templates so you don’t have to think about designing anything. They also have a free version available called – WPForms Lite.
In order to experience website growth, you have to know the back end analytics. How are people finding and interacting with your website? This is where MonsterInsights is comes in. It is one of the most popular Google Analytics plugins for WordPress with almost 2 million users.
MonsterInsights allows you to easily connect your website to Google Analytics and you will have access to a slew of tracking features. You can see how your website is performing right from the WordPress dashboard without ever having to log into your analytics profile.
This plugin from WordPress is probably the most widely recommended one for all businesses. There are so many great features that help you optimize your website for search. It gives you the tools you need to help you write SEO friendly content so that you have the best shot at ranking number one for your keywords.
WpgLogin is a helpful tool that lets existing WordPress user login to your website using Google. Their account will be securely authenticated and they never have to leave their Gmail if they are already logged in to it. They can just access the WordPress login screen – no username or password is explicitly required!
This app is being used by thousands of companies both big and small and is by far one of the best plugins for enabling login and user management based on your Google Apps domain.
The worst nightmare for a business is to have its website crash. This is where Vaultpress comes in. This premium website back up service offers a completely automated back up of your website. This includes daily backups, security scans, and support from WordPress experts. This is run by WordPress so you can trust in it. It starts at $15 per month per site, and is worth every penny.