In this post I will show you the most helpful plugins you should use when starting a WordPress blog or website.
Now that you have a website or blog started and have installed your WordPress theme, it’s time to install all the plugins you need. I will show you the best WordPress plugins to get your blog functioning so it does exactly what you want it to.
Plugins can do lots of different things, from making your content more shareable to making your website load faster and improve search engine ranking. See those social media icons at the top of this post, those are from a plugin.
Before you start publishing content, take a look at the following plugins that I recommend.
WordPress Security is very important. It is much easier spending a few minutes securing WordPress, then spending hours recovering from being hacked. Security is becoming even more important because of the increase in automated brute force WordPress attacks. Below are a several tips to help secure WordPress and Apache. If you have your own server or VPS, to help reduce brute force attacks a very good solution is to use CloudFlare custom “Page Rules”. That will stop the requests before even getting to your server. WordPress security doesn’t sound like an exciting topic, but it is important so read on!