Really Useful WordPress Plugins

After supporting WordPress for close to a decade, here is a list of the current plugins that I’ve used a lot, for Good Reason™:

  • InfiniteWP
  • UpdraftPlus (Premium)
  • WP All Import/Export (Premium)
  • WooCommerce
  • Post Snippets (and Code Snippets)
  • Post SMTP
  • WP Mail SMTP Plugin by MailBank (Developer Edition)
  • Quick Page/Post Redirect Plugin
  • Redirection
  • WP Rocket
  • Yoast SEO
  • Better Search Replace (Pro)
  • Coming Soon Page & Maintenance Mode by SeedProd
  • Maintenance
  • Duplicate Post
  • Blubrry PowerPress
  • Classic Editor
  • Post Type Switcher

Plugins I’ve used, which work really well:

  • Gravity Forms
  • Advanced Custom Fields
  • LearnDash LMS
  • Ad Inserter
  • Smush (Pro)
  • WP-Optimize
  • Contact Form 7
  • Content Views (Pro)
  • Custom Headers and Footers
  • Header and Footer Scripts
  • Insert Headers and Footers
  • PDF Embedder
  • Quiz and Survey Master
  • Relevanssi
  • Wordfence Security
  • Advanced Ads
  • Ninja Forms
  • Popup Maker
  • Popups – WordPress Popup
  • Popups Premium Plugin
  • WPBruiser

Plugins I’ve used on occasion, which I haven’t found better alternatives for:

  • Plugin Update Checker
  • Media Cleaner
  • Media File Renamer
  • AutomateWoo
  • Revision Control
  • URL Params
  • Admin Menu Editor
  • Disable Comments
  • Disable URL Autocorrect Guessing
  • Enable Media Replace
  • Real-Time Find and Replace
  • Simply Static

Plugins recommended by people I trust, but I haven’t tried myself.