In This Chapter
Enhancing search engine optimization
Displaying your site in mobile browsers
Enhancing your site’s security
Tracking your visitors and stats
In this chapter, I list ten of the most popular plugins available for your WordPress site. This list isn’t exhaustive by any means; hundreds of excellent WordPress plugins can, and do, provide multiple ways to extend the functionality of your site. If these ten plugins aren’t enough for you, you can find many more on the WordPress Plugin Directory page (
In Chapter 16, I explain how to install plugins, and I recommend some plugins that you can use to extend the functionality and feature set of your site by creating e-commerce stores, photo galleries, social communities, and discussion forums. This chapter gives you ten plugins that should be present in almost every WordPress installation you do.
Almost every website owner is concerned about search engine optimization (SEO). Good SEO practices ...