I took part in The Bloggers Hub #tbhchat yesterday evening, hosted by blogger Ellie of Head in the Clouds her question on WordPress Plugins was the inspiration for this post:
11 WordPress Plugins to Level Up Your Website
The third question of the night:
Q3. What are your favourite plugins to use and why? #tbhchat
— The Bloggers Hub (@thebloggershub_) October 27, 2016
– quite a few of the bloggers taking part were looking for recommendations.
WordPress Plugins are a great way to add features and functionality to your website without using code or altering your theme – but there are so many available it can be quite hard to firstly, figure out what you need, and secondly find the plugins that do it best.
A quick note for WordPress.com bloggers – Plugins are a feature of self-hosted blogs but WordPress.com has some in-built functionality and also extra features you can enable that will do a similar job. I’ve noted these were relevant.
Here are my top recommendations for WordPress Plugins in some key areas, including admin, design, content and sharing: