Top 10 WordPress Plugins of 2016
WordPress plugins are one of the many ways Atlas Media makes a WordPress theme look and feel like fully custom website. Plugins allow developers to add features and performance enhancements to a site. While there dozens of great WordPress plugins, here are a few that we think are the absolute best:
1. Wordfence Security by Wordfence
Secure your website with Wordfence. Powered by the constantly updated Threat Defense Feed, their Web Application Firewall stops you from getting hacked. Wordfence Scan leverages the same proprietary feed, alerting you quickly in the event your site is compromised. Download plugin.
2. Duplicate Post by Enrico Battocchi
This plugin allows you to clone a post or page and edit it as a new draft. This plugin is super handy when you make a lot of custome layout changes and want to replicate it across multiple pages. Download plugin.
3. Shortcodes Ultimate by Vladimir Anokhin
Shortcodes Ultimate is WordPress plugins that provides a mega pack of shortcodes. With the Shortcodes Ultimate plugin, you can easily create tabs, buttons, boxes, different sliders, responsive videos and much, much more. Download plugin.
4. Yelp Widget Pro by Devin Walker
Yelp Widget Pro allows you to easily display your business’ Yelp profile on your website using an intuitive and easily configurable widget. Yelp Widget Pro displays business’ names, ratings, reviews and profile images in your sidebar. Download plugin.
5. The Events Calendar by Modern Tribe, Inc.
Create and manage calendar events with ease. The Events Calendar is one of the best WordPress plugins and will help take your site to the next level. Download plugin.
6. MailChimp for WordPress by Ibericode
MailChimp for WordPress helps you add more subscribers to your MailChimp lists. Create good looking opt-in forms or integrate with forms already on your website Download plugin.
7. Yoast SEO by Team Yoast
Yoast SEO is one of the ‘must have’ WordPress plugins. This plugin is written from the ground up by Joost de Valk and his team at Yoast to improve your site’s SEO on all needed aspects. Download plugin.
8. Safe Editor by Konrad Węgrzyniak
9. UpdraftPlus by UpdraftPlus.com
UpdraftPlus is the highest-ranking backup WordPress plugin on wordpress.org, with over 800,000 currently active installs. Widely tested and reliable, this is the world’s #1 most popular and mostly highly rated scheduled backup plugin. Download plugin.
10. Gallery by WebDorado
Photo Gallery is an advanced plugin with a list of tools and options for adding and editing images for different views. It is fully responsive. The product includes plugin for adding image galleries and albums to posts and pages, as well as multiple widgets. You can add images, providing detailed descriptions and tags, organize the galleries into different albums. Download plugin.