The best plugins for your WordPress website

Nowadays there are tens of thousands of plugins. To save you time, we’ve narrowed them down to the – in our opinion – 7 best and most functional plugins for your WordPress website’s performance. From SEO plugins to load time accelerators to security. We’ll tell you why you should use these plugins in this blog.

To overview

Yoast SEO

The Yoast SEO plugin allows you to enter keywords or key phrases that you want your post or page to rank for in the search results. The plugin checks the content and makes sure the keywords are used often enough – but not too often – and in the right places. Yoast also checks your text for variations of that word or phrase. 

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WP Rocket 

WP Rocket is the most powerful caching plugin in the world. It is used to improve the speed of your WordPress site, SEO rankings and conversions. WP Rocket automatically applies 80% of web performance best practices. So, you don’t have to have a lot of brains to set it up and benefit from it. 

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WPML

WPML makes it easy to build multilingual sites and let your visitors switch between languages. With WPML you can translate pages, posts, custom built elements and menus. In fact, your entire website. Because more than a million websites worldwide are translated with WPML, you don’t have to worry about whether the latest update of WordPress or various plugins will go all the way with WMPL.  

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Wordfence 

Wordfence is the most comprehensive security option available. Wordfence includes a malware scanner and endpoint firewall built from the ground up to protect WordPress. The Threat Defense Feed provides Wordfence with the latest firewall rules, malware signatures and malicious IP addresses it needs to keep your website safe. 

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Clourflare CDN

Cloudflare is a Content Delivery Network (CDN) system. But what is this? If you host a normal website with a party, your website is on the server there. Cloudflare has a huge number of servers worldwide (edge network), so your website is visited over the servers of Cloudflare. Because of this, Cloudflare can handle high peaks of visitors very well and this ensures that the website never goes down. Furthermore, the plugin offers ultra-fast delivery of static and dynamic content over its global edge network. It also makes your website faster. 

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WooCommerce 

WooCommerce is a WordPress plugin for building web shops. Meanwhile the plugin has grown from a simple plugin to a huge community which offers much more. The plugin has been downloaded millions of times and is one of the most popular systems for a web shop. 

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Elementor 

Elementor is the only builder you should have if you decide to develop your website in a builder. With Elementor you can easily create single templates. In the builder you can integrate most things you can think of. Ideal if you can’t write code. The disadvantage of working with a builder is that it makes your website slower and doesn’t offer you unlimited possibilities. For a simple website this builder is a great option.

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