Chapter 15

Ten Popular WordPress Plugins

In This Chapter

arrow Finding popular WordPress plugins

arrow Using plugins to enhance your website

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 blog. And if these ten plugins aren’t enough for you, you can find many more at the official WordPress Plugin Directory (

remember The greatest plugin of all is Akismet, which I describe in Chapter 7. Akismet is the answer to comment and trackback spam; it kills spam dead. It’s installed with WordPress. Chapter 7 contains information on how to locate, download, unpack, install, activate, and manage plugins in your WordPress site.

AppPresser — Mobile App Framework

Developer: AppPresser

Introduced in January 2014, AppPresser is the very first plugin of its kind in that it allows users of the plugin to create native mobile applications using WordPress as the platform. Prior to AppPresser, if you wanted to develop a native mobile app, you needed to be ...

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