1. WooCommerceWooCommerce offers a well-rounded set of features to create e-commerce stores. It gives you some control over shipping immediately out of the box. This includes a calculator and options to send free packages or set a flat rate. You can also offer local pickup, local delivery, and overseas delivery. The SEO capabilities are more than adequate to make a great impression. It’s an open source program that’s free to download, but can be used to its fullest with some add-ons. Overall, you can’t beat this customizable solution for an e-commerce site.
2. SEO YoastYoast created a simple interface to use which makes implementation simple for anyone. This tool incorporates so many SEO features and tools that it has to be considered one of the best out there. Beyond just making little SEO tweaks, the editor gives several recommendations for making your post content, title, and description more clear and concise. This is a must have in order to be successful creating a website on WordPress.
3.SociableThis is a plugin that lets you automatically add links to popular social networks on all your WordPress posts. These links will provide you with great exposure. On top of being easy to connect to most WordPress themes, it also makes your social sites accessible to your users. Immediately, you can choose 17 different social networks and bookmarking services on which to share. You can even choose to share content via email.
4. WordfenceEveryone knows that online security is of the utmost importance. If you didn’t before that last sentence, we need to have a cup of coffee and discuss a couple things before moving forward. The fact that there are so many sites and users on Worpress makes it a prime place for security issues and hackers. Wordfence is one of our favorites plugins because it can be effective even if your site is already infected. In a realm where speed can be the be reason someone becomes a customer or forgets your brand, Wordfence boasts that it will improve the speed of your existing site by up to 50 times!
Not everyone has a huge budget that they can dedicate to building a presence online. WordPress is an easy to use platform that gives beginners the tools they need to at least get started. We have listed several of our favorite plugins for some absolutely necessary features and services. If you have questions about how WordPress can help you, plugins and online tools, or you need a fresh perspective on your online presence, you can always contact us here or learn more about our Nurture Program by clicking the button below.