Various types of plugins are used in WordPress so as to provide enhanced functions and features. The details of the most popular ones are given in the following part of the article.

Read: Who is Best: WordPress Vs Joomla Vs Dupal

All in One SEO Pack is one of the most popular plugin that has 25 active versions and it is used to automatically optimize the WordPress blog for the search engines. The plugin has total of 12,961,008 downloads. Akismet which is used for checking the comments against the web service to find out that whether it is a spam has 8 active versions and has been rated 4 stars out of 5.
Other plugin in the list is Contact Form 7 that is capable of managing multiple contact forms. It has 24 active versions with total downloads of 8,957,262. In order to provide better index to your blog on search engines like Yahoo, Google and Bing, Google XML Sitemaps plugin is used that created a special XML sitemap. It has been rated 4.6 out of 5 starts and has 11 active versions.

Read: 10 Best Responsive WordPress themes

With 6 active versions, Word Press Importer is another popular plugin that helps to importthe pages, custom fields, posts, tags and categories from a WordPress export fie. The Share Buttons by Lockerz/AddToAny helps to share the bookmarks and enables you to email your posts as well as pages through any service like Twitter, Facebook and others. The plugin has 19 active versions, has been rated 4.1 out of 5 stars and has 2,391,274 downloads.

The WP e-Commerce plugin is a free Shopping Cart Plugin that enables the customers to but the services, products and digital downloads online. It has 24 active versions. Besides these some of the other popular plugins are Google Analyticator, Yet Another related Posts Plugin, TinyMCE Advanced, Sociable, Really Simple CAPTCHA, GTrans, WP To Twitter, Broken Line Checker, AddThis, W3 Total Cache, Buddy press and others.

These Most Popular WordPress Plugins includes

  • All in One SEO Pack
  • Akismet
  • Google XML Sitemaps
  • Contact Form 7
  • NextGen Gallery
  • WP Super Cache
  • Google Analytics for WordPress
  • WPtouch
  • WordPress Importer
  • Jetpack by
  • Fast Secure Contact Form
  • WP-PageNavi
  • WordPress SEO by Yoast
  • Share Buttons by Lockerz/AddToAny
  • WP e-Commerce
  • Google Analyticator
  • Yet Another Related posts Plugin
  • TinyMCE Advanced
  • Sociable Really Simple CAPTCHA
  • GTrans
  • WP to Twitter
  • Broken Link Checker
  • AddThis
  • W3 Total Cache
  • BuddyPress
  • WP-DB Backup
  • Smart YouTube PRO
  • Redirection
  • WP-Polls

We made an interactive infographics to checkout all of these together. Don’t forget to share.

Top 30 Best & Most Popular WordPress Plugins