In no particular order…
1. Anti-Spam Bee
This is a great plugin that blocks out spammy comments.
Ad-free and GDPR compliant.
2. Ninja Forms
My favourite contact form!
Ideal for small businesses, with upgrade options for more capabilities.
Alternative: WPForms Lite
3. Rank Math
S-E-what now? SEO stands for “search engine optimization”, which basically is the all-important need for every blog or business to rank optimally on a search engine result, ex: Google.
This SEO plugin tells you how well your post rank on Google results. It gives suggestions for you to improve your score, and an opportunity to update your SEO score for each post.
4. Wordfence Security
This plugin keeps your site secure by keeping viruses and hackers out.
Alternative: WP All-In-One Security
5. W3 Total Cache
SEO-friendly sites run quickly. This plugin clears your cache & keeps your site fast.
Nobody likes a laggy website, and this cache plugin does the trick!
Disclaimer: If you are using certain hosts, site backups, security and speed optimizations might already be part of the hosting plan, so please check to ensure your plugins don’t interfere with what you’re already paying for!
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