Best WordPress Plugins for SEO, Social Media and Better Usability

Are you a blogger using WordPress platform and looking for the best WordPress plugins for SEO, Social Media and better usability? If yes, you are at right place because in this article you will find the 5 best WordPress plugins a blogger should definitely be using for SEO, Social Media and better usability. All these plugins are very good and useful; most successful bloggers are also using these plugins because they are considered the best WordPress plugins. Plugins are the one of the biggest advantages of WordPress. We can make any change in our WP blog /website by just installing a plugin. There are different plugins present for different things on WordPress whereas on Blogger, you have to do coding for any change in your blog /website which might be a little difficult for newbie bloggers, even some good and experienced bloggers still hate HTML coding for any change.

There are hundred of plugins present in WordPress for making any changes or adding  functionality to your blog/website but all the plugins are not trusted and that’s why I am going to write this article. So, here are the best WordPress plugins a blogger should definitely be using.

5 Best WordPress Plugins for SEO, Social Media and Better Usability:

1. Google XML Sitemap

Google XML Sitemap is an awesome WordPress plugin which is used by most successful bloggers. This plugin helps search engines like Google, Yahoo, Bing etc to better index your blog. You can use this plugin very easily as there isn’t any special configuration you must do to make it work. It makes it much easier for the search engine bots to crawl your blog/website more efficiently.

2. SEO Ultimate

This is another awesome SEO plugin. A lot of bloggers love this plugin because of it’s ability to give you a central interface for editing Title Tags, Keywords, and Descriptions. If you have a large blog/website with lots of pages and articles without Metadata and tags you can use SEO Ultimate because it is the best option you’ve got for adding the right metadata automatically.

3. Digg Digg

This makes your visitors able to easily share and like your content with very attractive buttons. It gives you options for the floating bar on any one side of your content with different share and like buttons of different social networking sites and the second option is for a single line of same buttons above or below your content. I recommend  including at least the Twitter, Facebook like, Facebook share, Google+ and Pinterest buttons.

4. WordPress SEO by Yoast

This is a wonderful plugin with great features. This plugin used to be the go-to plugin when it came to easy SEO for WordPress blogs and websites. This plugin is trusted by the millions of WordPress users. WordPress SEO by Yoast allows full control of indexing Categories, Posts, Pages, Tags and Media. It’s very easy to use this plugin and according to me, it is also very essential for a blog/website.

5. Simple URLs

Simple URLs is a complete URL management system that makes you able to create, manage, and track outbound links from your blog/website by using custom post types and 301 redirects. It adds a new custom post type to your Admin menu, where you can create, edit, delete, and manage URLs. It is a very useful plugins for every blogger.

This post was last modified on December 19, 2016 9:12 PM

Sumit Dadwal: @www.twitter.com/mtechstories Sumit Dadwal is a blogger and writes about technology. He blogs at Blog Clues.

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  • why you don't talk about ALL In One SEO Pack. Um using all in one seo pack about one year and really this plugin helps me a lot for better search ranking. However, the plugin number four of this article ""WordPress SEO by Yoast"" is also properly that i heard. But not use. Thank you in advance for this great article.

  • nice tips, these plugins are really great they help increase the chances of your blog ranking on first page on google, seopressor is also a great plugin too

  • WP Images Fluid is also a great plugin. It fits the image in your blog automatically.

  • very Good article i knew more about other wordpress SEO plugins but have not tried Ultimate SEO because i have never had of it before thanks, will check it out now

  • I have always used yoast seo. It's great and it does help you get higher search engine rankings. Haven't used the simple urls plugin though. Going to try that.