19 Feb 6 free wordpress plugins
WordPress is a great CMS that allows you extend its functionality with a wide range of plugins. The best part is that many of these plugins are available for free! Below is a list of 6 free wordpress plugins.
Google XML Sitemaps – Google, Yahoo, and Bing allows webmaster to report the location of new pages through the use of a feed called the XML sitemap. The Google XML Sitemaps plugin allows you to establish this feed and to connect it with your Webmaster account. This plugin is recommended for all WordPress blogs.
Most popular and most widely used SEO plugin for WordPress that lets you create titles and meta keywords and descriptions for each post/page
- Support for Custom Post Types
- Advanced Canonical URLs
- Fine tune Page Navigational Links
- Built-in API so other plugins/themes can access and extend functionality
- ONLY plugin to provide SEO Integration for WP e-Commerce sites
- Nonce Security
- Support for CMS-style WordPress installations
- Automatically optimizes your titles for search engines
- Generates META tags automatically
- Avoids the typical duplicate content found on WordPress blogs
- For beginners, you don’t even have to look at the options, it works out-of-the-box. Just install.
This plugin generates static html files from your dynamic WordPress blog. After a html file is generated your webserver will serve that file instead of processing the comparatively heavier and more expensive WordPress PHP scripts.
Contact Form 7 can manage multiple contact forms, plus you can customize the form and the mail contents flexibly with simple markup. The form supports Ajax-powered submitting, CAPTCHA, Akismet spam filtering and so on.
Tweet Old Post
Although somewhat controversial with social media “purists”, this plugin automatically tweets out old blog post links to your Twitter profile based the settings you choose.
NextGEN Gallery is a full integrated Image Gallery plugin for WordPress with a slideshow option. Before I started writing the plugin I studied all the existing image and gallery plugins for WordPress. Some of them are really good and well designed, but the gap I filled was a simple administration system at the back end which can also handle multiple galleries.