I’ve always advised clients who wish to build a small business website to always go for WordPress CMS for their website because of several reasons such as Plugins, Support and Lot’s more the CMS has got. This article is to get you familiar with the top 5 WordPress plugins a business Website should install or make use of.
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5 Plugins you Need for your Business Website
Let’s get the List rolling.
- WordPress SEO
Yoast’s WordPress SEO is one of the best SEO plugins out of the numerous number of them out there I would recommend for a business website. You can specify the basics such as page titles and meta-descriptions when creating posts and pages.
Akismet is a free Anti-Spam Plugin that can be activated by inputing a Key which you can easily get for free at the Akismet Official Website. It helps combat spammers from commenting on your articles.
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Jetpack plugin is a nice plugin that has Contact form and social sharing options. If you wish to keep your email hidden, then you can setup a contact us page with the form using this great plugin. But it requires you create a wordpress.com account.
- Caching Plugin
W3 Total Cache is a great when you need a cache plugin to boost the performance or would I rather say the load time of your business website. It’s simply one shot to go for when thinking of a WordPress Caching plugin.
- Simple 301 Redirects
Simple 301 Redirects is a nice redirect plugin if you moved your business website from another CMS to WordPress rather than returning 404 error to your visitors and search engines.
If you’ve got any Plugin which you think we missed of the list that works great for your business website, feel free to let us know using the comment box.