Can WP Plugin be sexy or 10+ Excellent WP Plugins for daily use!

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Plugins can extend WordPress to do almost anything you can imagine and the greatest thing that You don’t need to have great coding skills or experience to use them! So today for showcasing I’ve got for You – hand-picked  10+ WordPress plugins and tips how to use them properly! I checked many pages, del.ic.ous bookmarks, diggs, wordpress homepage to get better overview. I use almost everyone of those plugins, hope You will find some use too. Okay, enough talking – lets start!

1. Akismet

Akismet plugin is total leader because of its usability. It is simply spam filter – irreplaceable checking comments and trackbacks for spam.

days-1

2. Lester Chan`s WordPress plugins collection

Handy plugin gallery from Lester Chan – there can be found useful stuff like displaying Post Views, Ratings, Most Popular posts, Polls, Page Navigation, User Online and much more. Check that out!

Those plugins are highly customizable and You`re able to put them wherever You want –  so watch out from its power!

lester-chan-plugins

3.1. Share This

Share This is one of the social bookmarking site plugins with broad site selection.

So if you want readers to spread the word about Your best articles, You must have one of this type plugins.

share-this

share-this-toolbar

3.2. Sociable

Here is  plugin, I think is most popular – very powerful tool for bookmarking service, I personally use it too.

Great selection indeed (not all included):

social-plugin

Example how it looks like on web site:

social-workflow

4. WP-Twit

If You are big Twitter fan, I am sure You will enjoy this plugin!

Plugin, which integrates with your Twitter account and deliver Your newest tweets right on Your blog!  Pretty handy indeed?

twitter

5. Google (XML) Sitemaps Generator for WordPress

This tool is very important for SEO, it creates Your page sitemap – it is the best way to tell Google, how it should crawl pages distributing priority between pages and create simple structure.

sitemap

6. Audio Player WordPress plugin

If You ever wanted to make Your blog musical or You are podcaster, this is right plugin for You!

Simple, cool design – plugin fits in perfectly at every blog! Optimally You can easily change audio player`s color scheme.

audio-player

7. Lightbox 2.0 for WordPress

Lightbox 2.0 for WordPress is prototype to famous LightBox JavaScript gallery, it overlays images on the current page as You can see in the example below.

lightbox

8. reCAPTCHA

CAPTCHA is WordPress plugin used to prevent comment spam and also uses MailHide to prevent email spam. Of course there are a lot of different anti-spam plugins, but this is surely the most known.

recaptcha

9. All in One – SEO Pack

I am pretty sure that almost everyone is familiar with this sweetie.  With this one You can optimize easily Your blog for SEO.

Just fill those fields below when typing something new – post, page, link and check out how good this plugin indexes it!

allinone-seo-pack

10.  WordPress Plugin: Get Recent Comments

Ever wondered how to display Your recent comments and/or trackback?  Perfect solution is this plugin – easy to install and powerful in use!

recent-comments

11. CommentLuv

Plugin tries to get Your web site recent comment and display it right on Your comment.

This feature could serve as one more reason to comment article :)

12. PingCrawl

This plugin will help you to get more links to Your blog. Sounds good? But how? Writing new post just specify Your tags and plugin will grab similar post from other blogs that allow pingbacks using the post tags. Especially useful for new blogs. Read detailed summary at their homepage :

New WordPress Plugin – PingCrawl

13. Show Top Commentators
With this plugin You can display Your reader names (linked to their website if desired) and number of comments they have written right on Your sidebar! You can grab it right here!


If You are new and not really familiar how to install, configure or use WordPress Plugins I would really recommend You to read this article.

Pretty everything  to do basic tricks there can be found.

configuring-using-plugins

And now answer to me – Can WordPress plugins be sexy or what? :)

Maybe You can share with some more excellent plugins – Everybody Must Know?

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24 Comments Best Comments First
  • ZerroQ

    Sunday, August 31st, 2008 21:43

    1

    Damn, appreciated list ;)
    Thanks in advance!

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  • Ricks

    Monday, November 3rd, 2008 02:28

    8

    This ia great set of plugins, for the recent comments is also good.

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  • Tumblemoose

    Saturday, November 15th, 2008 17:16

    9

    I use several of these and they are absolutely helpful.

    I’ll spend some time checking on the others today.

    Thanks for the list!

    Tumblemooses last blog post : BloggerNewbie is in the House!

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  • RagManX

    Tuesday, December 23rd, 2008 19:24

    10

    There are a few on this list I haven’t seen before. Thanks for putting this up. I’ll check some of these out.

    And sorry for necro-commenting on an old post, but I just found your site recently and have been slowly working through your content.

    RagManXs last blog post : Random Linkage 2008-Nov-22 PM

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  • sandeepverma

    Sunday, May 10th, 2009 11:16

    11

    Hi this is nice site for developers….

    WordPress’s plugin information is awesome here…..

    Sandeep Verma

    sandeepvermas last blog post : Resize YouTube Embed Video

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  • weboz

    Monday, October 13th, 2008 03:20

    7

    Hey thanks for the PingCrawl !

    I already used the SEO and Sitemap plugins, they really are great stuff !

    webozs last blog post : Link feed – submit your blog to get better page rank !

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  • BloggerNewbie

    Monday, September 22nd, 2008 15:53

    6

    great post. I’ve been looking for that socialable plugin…it took me a minute to figure out I needed to click on the picture to get the link!

    found you on stumbleupon, will stumble as well…

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  • ZerroQ

    Sunday, August 31st, 2008 21:45

    2

    Sorry for for re-posting, but yea they can, especially the lightbox :P

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  • Dainis Graveris

    Sunday, August 31st, 2008 22:04

    3

    Thanks :) Use them well huh ^_^

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  • Dainis Graveris

    Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008 23:26

    4

    @Jim – I am glad You enjoyed the list. Thanks for subscribing – You wont regret it! :)

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  • Jim Gaudet

    Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008 22:52

    5

    Thanks for the list. Good looking site. Added you to my Google Reader..

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  • Tom the Webmanager

    Wednesday, May 27th, 2009 21:48

    12

    Yeah most of this plugins I have on my blog too.

    Maybe I am going to try the Twitter Plugin.

    Cool list! Many thx

    cheers,
    Tom

    Tom the Webmanagers last blog post : 7 Reasons Why Good Product Managers Must Be On Twitter

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  • Honnies

    Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009 16:09

    13

    There is obviously a lot to know about this. I think you made some good points in Features also

    0
  • Andrew Knasiak

    Monday, July 6th, 2009 21:15

    21

    Good Thank you It

    0
  • Kristen Keshena

    Monday, July 6th, 2009 21:16

    22

    thanks for you.. nice good document!,

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  • Jared Stevens

    Monday, July 6th, 2009 21:16

    23

    Nice man!,

    0
  • Avinash

    Wednesday, February 8th, 2012 17:14

    24

    Awesome collection! Thank you so much :)

    0
  • Ronald May

    Monday, July 6th, 2009 21:15

    20

    great site. I love online games,

    0
  • Heather Thompson

    Monday, July 6th, 2009 21:12

    19

    Thanks I

    0
  • Dainis Graveris

    Friday, June 26th, 2009 20:45

    14

    great to hear You enjoy :) This is pretty old list, but glad You found it, although You should search by Yourself on official WordPress plugins site for new upcoming plugins.

    0
  • balls harry

    Friday, July 3rd, 2009 08:43

    15

    nice job, very thanks

    0
  • Wes Tipton

    Friday, July 3rd, 2009 08:44

    16

    Hi can someone please translate for me thanx,

    0
  • Daniel Phillips

    Friday, July 3rd, 2009 09:16

    18

    Thanks I

    0
  • Don Norman

    Friday, July 3rd, 2009 09:16

    17

    thanks for you.. nice good document!,

    0
  • Avinash

    Wednesday, February 8th, 2012 17:14

    24

    Awesome collection! Thank you so much :)

    0
  • Jared Stevens

    Monday, July 6th, 2009 21:16

    23

    Nice man!,

    0
  • Kristen Keshena

    Monday, July 6th, 2009 21:16

    22

    thanks for you.. nice good document!,

    0
  • Andrew Knasiak

    Monday, July 6th, 2009 21:15

    21

    Good Thank you It

    0
  • Ronald May

    Monday, July 6th, 2009 21:15

    20

    great site. I love online games,

    0
  • Heather Thompson

    Monday, July 6th, 2009 21:12

    19

    Thanks I

    0
  • Daniel Phillips

    Friday, July 3rd, 2009 09:16

    18

    Thanks I

    0
  • Don Norman

    Friday, July 3rd, 2009 09:16

    17

    thanks for you.. nice good document!,

    0
  • Wes Tipton

    Friday, July 3rd, 2009 08:44

    16

    Hi can someone please translate for me thanx,

    0
  • balls harry

    Friday, July 3rd, 2009 08:43

    15

    nice job, very thanks

    0
  • Dainis Graveris

    Friday, June 26th, 2009 20:45

    14

    great to hear You enjoy :) This is pretty old list, but glad You found it, although You should search by Yourself on official WordPress plugins site for new upcoming plugins.

    0
  • Honnies

    Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009 16:09

    13

    There is obviously a lot to know about this. I think you made some good points in Features also

    0
  • Tom the Webmanager

    Wednesday, May 27th, 2009 21:48

    12

    Yeah most of this plugins I have on my blog too.

    Maybe I am going to try the Twitter Plugin.

    Cool list! Many thx

    cheers,
    Tom

    Tom the Webmanagers last blog post : 7 Reasons Why Good Product Managers Must Be On Twitter

    0
  • sandeepverma

    Sunday, May 10th, 2009 11:16

    11

    Hi this is nice site for developers….

    WordPress’s plugin information is awesome here…..

    Sandeep Verma

    sandeepvermas last blog post : Resize YouTube Embed Video

    0
  • RagManX

    Tuesday, December 23rd, 2008 19:24

    10

    There are a few on this list I haven’t seen before. Thanks for putting this up. I’ll check some of these out.

    And sorry for necro-commenting on an old post, but I just found your site recently and have been slowly working through your content.

    RagManXs last blog post : Random Linkage 2008-Nov-22 PM

    0
  • Tumblemoose

    Saturday, November 15th, 2008 17:16

    9

    I use several of these and they are absolutely helpful.

    I’ll spend some time checking on the others today.

    Thanks for the list!

    Tumblemooses last blog post : BloggerNewbie is in the House!

    0
  • Ricks

    Monday, November 3rd, 2008 02:28

    8

    This ia great set of plugins, for the recent comments is also good.

    0
  • weboz

    Monday, October 13th, 2008 03:20

    7

    Hey thanks for the PingCrawl !

    I already used the SEO and Sitemap plugins, they really are great stuff !

    webozs last blog post : Link feed – submit your blog to get better page rank !

    0
  • BloggerNewbie

    Monday, September 22nd, 2008 15:53

    6

    great post. I’ve been looking for that socialable plugin…it took me a minute to figure out I needed to click on the picture to get the link!

    found you on stumbleupon, will stumble as well…

    0
  • Jim Gaudet

    Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008 22:52

    5

    Thanks for the list. Good looking site. Added you to my Google Reader..

    0
  • Dainis Graveris

    Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008 23:26

    4

    @Jim – I am glad You enjoyed the list. Thanks for subscribing – You wont regret it! :)

    0
  • Dainis Graveris

    Sunday, August 31st, 2008 22:04

    3

    Thanks :) Use them well huh ^_^

    0
  • ZerroQ

    Sunday, August 31st, 2008 21:45

    2

    Sorry for for re-posting, but yea they can, especially the lightbox :P

    0
  • ZerroQ

    Sunday, August 31st, 2008 21:43

    1

    Damn, appreciated list ;)
    Thanks in advance!

    0

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