Essential Wordpress Plugins - All Encompassing List

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Essential Wordpress Plugins - All Encompassing List

This list contains the most fundamental types of Wordpress Plugins I've installed on my websites. Cache, bulk posts/pages, theme builder, discussion board, forms, sitemap, migration, importer, security, SEO, backup, mailchimp, gallery, custom widgets, etc. and other types of plugins. All tested for compatibility.

Plugins on the list:

Contact Form 7

841608
Version: 5.1.1 - Requires: 4.9 - Compatible up to: 5.0.4 - Last updated: 5 months ago - Downloads: 108,511,232

Just another contact form plugin. Simple but flexible.

Yoast SEO

9826650
Version: 11.2 - Requires: 4.9 - Compatible up to: 5.2 - Last updated: 4 days ago - Downloads: 171,561,748

Improve your WordPress SEO: Write better content and have a fully optimized WordPress site using the Yoast SEO plugin.

WooCommerce

923267
Version: 3.6.2 - Requires: 4.7 - Compatible up to: 5.2 - Last updated: 1 week ago - Downloads: 68,157,609

WooCommerce is a flexible, open-source eCommerce solution built on WordPress. Sell anything, anywhere and make your way.

Limit Login Attempts

92194
Version: 1.7.1 - Requires: 2.8 - Compatible up to: 3.3.2 - Last updated: 6 years ago - Downloads: 1,651,899

Limit rate of login attempts, including by way of cookies, for each IP. Fully customizable.

Wordfence Security – Firewall & Malware Scan

963380
Version: 7.3.1 - Requires: 3.9 - Compatible up to: 5.2 - Last updated: 4 days ago - Downloads: 118,454,932

Secure your website with the most comprehensive WordPress security plugin. Firewall, malware scan, blocking, live traffic, login security & more.

UpdraftPlus WordPress Backup Plugin

963061
Version: 1.16.14 - Requires: 3.2 - Compatible up to: 5.2 - Last updated: 2 weeks ago - Downloads: 26,715,061

Backup and restoration made easy. Complete backups; manual or scheduled (backup to Dropbox, S3, Google Drive, Rackspace, FTP, SFTP, email + others).

W3 Total Cache

864118
Version: 0.9.7.4 - Requires: 3.2 - Compatible up to: 5.1.1 - Last updated: 1 week ago - Downloads: 14,972,637

Search Engine (SEO) & Performance Optimization (WPO) via caching. Integrated caching: CDN, Minify, Page, Object, Fragment, Database support.

WordPress Gallery Plugin – NextGEN Gallery

843062
Version: 3.2.2 - Requires: 4.0.0 - Compatible up to: 5.2 - Last updated: 1 week ago - Downloads: 26,070,991

The most popular WordPress gallery plugin and one of the most popular plugins of all…

Ninja Forms – The Easy and Powerful Forms Builder

88977
Version: 3.4.12 - Requires: 5.0 - Compatible up to: 5.2 - Last updated: 5 days ago - Downloads: 17,909,767

Drag and drop fields in an intuitive UI to create contact forms, email subscription forms, order forms, payment forms, send emails and more!

Mailchimp for WordPress

961134
Version: 4.5.2 - Requires: 4.1 - Compatible up to: 5.2 - Last updated: 1 week ago - Downloads: 19,094,053

Mailchimp for WordPress, the #1 Mailchimp plugin.

Smush Image Compression and Optimization

964272
Version: 3.2.0.1 - Requires: 4.6 - Compatible up to: 5.2 - Last updated: 6 days ago - Downloads: 15,047,739

Compress and optimize (or optimise) image files, improve performance and boost your SEO rank using Smush WordPress image compression and optimization.

Redirection

86452
Version: 4.2.3 - Requires: 4.6 - Compatible up to: 5.1.1 - Last updated: 1 month ago - Downloads: 16,512,986

Manage 301 redirections, keep track of 404 errors, and improve your site, with no knowledge of Apache or Nginx needed.

Shortcodes Ultimate

984946
Version: 5.3.0 - Requires: 3.5 - Compatible up to: 5.2 - Last updated: 1 week ago - Downloads: 7,034,537

A comprehensive collection of visual components for your site

Google Analytics

6498
Version: 2.1.5 - Requires: 3.8 - Compatible up to: 4.9.10 - Last updated: 6 months ago - Downloads: 3,841,713

Use Google Analytics on your Wordpress site without touching any code, and view visitor reports…

All-in-One WP Migration

945833
Version: 6.95 - Requires: 3.3 - Compatible up to: 5.2 - Last updated: 3 days ago - Downloads: 19,294,190

Move, transfer, copy, migrate, and backup a site with 1-click. Quick, easy, and reliable.

TablePress

1003498
Version: 1.9.2 - Requires: 4.9.1 - Compatible up to: 5.2 - Last updated: 1 week ago - Downloads: 4,481,481

Embed beautiful and feature-rich tables into your posts and pages, without having to write code.

The Events Calendar

881651
Version: 4.9.1.1 - Requires: 4.7 - Compatible up to: 5.1.1 - Last updated: 1 week ago - Downloads: 16,751,883

The Events Calendar is a carefully crafted, extensible plugin that lets you easily manage and share events. Beautiful. Solid. Awesome.

Popups by OptinMonster – Best WordPress Lead Generation Plugin

86165
Version: 1.6.6 - Requires: 3.5.1 - Compatible up to: 5.2 - Last updated: 3 days ago - Downloads: 18,049,384

OptinMonster helps you grow your email list by converting visitors into subscribers and customers. Get more email subscribers now!

Contact Form by WPForms – Drag & Drop Form Builder for WordPress

984184
Version: 1.5.2.3 - Requires: 4.8 - Compatible up to: 5.1.1 - Last updated: 3 weeks ago - Downloads: 23,649,823

The best WordPress contact form plugin. Drag & Drop online form builder that helps you create beautiful contact forms with just a few clicks.

Autoptimize

94795
Version: 2.5.0 - Requires: 4.0 - Compatible up to: 5.2 - Last updated: 1 week ago - Downloads: 6,731,215

Autoptimize speeds up your website by optimizing JS, CSS, images, HTML, Google Fonts and async-ing JS, removing emoji cruft and more.

bbPress

80288
Version: 2.5.14 - Requires: 4.7 - Compatible up to: 5.1.1 - Last updated: 2 months ago - Downloads: 5,417,774

bbPress is forum software, made the WordPress way.

Really Simple SSL

981776
Version: 3.1.5 - Requires: 4.2 - Compatible up to: 5.2 - Last updated: 2 weeks ago - Downloads: 13,525,802

No setup required! You only need an SSL certificate, and this plugin will do the rest.

AMP

70169
Version: 1.1.1 - Requires: 4.9 - Compatible up to: 5.2 - Last updated: 1 week ago - Downloads: 2,907,166

Enable AMP on your WordPress site, the WordPress way.

Custom Sidebars – Dynamic Widget Area Manager

941001
Version: 3.2.3 - Requires: 4.6 - Compatible up to: 5.1.1 - Last updated: 1 week ago - Downloads: 3,588,157

Flexible sidebars for custom widget configurations on every page, post and custom post type on…

BuddyPress

84321
Version: 4.3.0 - Requires: 4.6 - Compatible up to: 5.1.1 - Last updated: 3 weeks ago - Downloads: 7,718,751

BuddyPress helps site builders & developers add community features to their websites, with user profiles, activity streams, and more!

Elementor Page Builder

963317
Version: 2.5.15 - Requires: 4.7 - Compatible up to: 5.2 - Last updated: 1 week ago - Downloads: 26,451,068

The most advanced frontend drag & drop page builder. Create high-end, pixel perfect websites at record speeds. Any theme, any page, any design.

Social Media Share Buttons & Social Sharing Icons

984571
Version: 2.2.2 - Requires: 3.5 - Compatible up to: 5.1.1 - Last updated: 1 week ago - Downloads: 4,244,484

Share buttons and share icons plugin for social media sharing on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Whatsapp, Pinterest etc.

WooCommerce PDF Invoices & Packing Slips

100716
Version: 2.2.12 - Requires: 3.5 - Compatible up to: 5.1.1 - Last updated: 3 weeks ago - Downloads: 2,490,316

Create, print & automatically email PDF invoices & packing slips for WooCommerce orders.

Ultimate Member – User Profile & Membership Plugin

86742
Version: 2.0.47 - Requires: 4.9 - Compatible up to: 5.2 - Last updated: 5 days ago - Downloads: 2,433,028

The #1 user profile & membership plugin for WordPress.

Advanced Ads – Ad Manager & AdSense

98705
Version: 1.13.5 - Requires: 4.6 - Compatible up to: 5.2 - Last updated: 3 days ago - Downloads: 2,019,619

Manage and optimize your ads. All ad codes, Google AdSense Auto ads, ad widget, rotation, header and footer code injection, Google AdSense partner sup …

BulkPress

9841
Version: 0.3.5 - Requires: 3.1 - Compatible up to: 4.6.14 - Last updated: 2 years ago - Downloads: 64,760

Add posts, pages, categories and custom post types and taxonomy terms in bulk! Managing vast amounts of content made a walk in the park!

Health Check & Troubleshooting

74100
Version: 1.3.2 - Requires: 4.0 - Compatible up to: 5.2 - Last updated: 1 week ago - Downloads: 885,396

Health Check identifies common problems, and helps you troubleshoot plugin and theme conflicts.

GDPR

8657
Version: 2.1.0 - Requires: 4.7 - Compatible up to: 4.9.10 - Last updated: 11 months ago - Downloads: 256,447

This plugin is meant to assist with the GDPR obligations of a Data processor and Controller.