16 Must Have WordPress Plugins 2014

WordPress Plugins make it easy to add the features you need to your website. Today we’ve featured 16 best must have WordPress plugins.

WordPress is an, easy-to-set-up web publishing platform with such a huge community. It’s user friendly and has unlimited functionality. With WordPress plugins you can add pre-built functionality to your sites. WordPress plugins come with a lot of functionalities, so with suitable one you have the ability to customize how your website looks. Today we’ve hand-picked 16 best and popular WordPress plugins to spice up your websites. Every month will have at least one post regarding freshly release WordPress plugins. We hope you’ll find our must have WordPress plugins collection useful and please comment below if you have or know any useful WordPress plugins.

Disqus Comment System

The Disqus comment system replaces your WordPress comment system with your comments hosted and powered by Disqus.

Yet Another Related Posts Plugin (YARPP)

Yet Another Related Posts Plugin (YARPP) displays pages, posts, and custom post types related to the current entry, introducing your readers to other relevant content on your site.

Google Drive for WordPress

This plugin used to Make backups of your WordPress files and Mysql DB with Google Drive. Google Drive for WordPress is a plugin that provides backup capabilities for WordPress. 

EBYLINE Payments

Paying contributors to your WordPress site used to be a hassle. Not anymore. Introducing Ebyline Payments, a plugin that allows editors to pay blog contributors easily and safely, all within the WordPress Admin.

Contact Form 7

Contact Form 7 can manage multiple contact forms, plus you can customize the form and the mail contents flexibly with simple markup. The form supports Ajax-powered submitting, CAPTCHA, Akismet spam filtering and so on.

Zurb Foundation 5 Clearing Gallery

Enhance WordPress gallery shortcode content with the Zurb Foundation Clearing lightbox. Just enable and all gallery shortcodes will use Clearing.

Google Publisher Plugin (beta)

The Google Publisher Plugin enables you to easily use Google’s products – including AdSense and Webmaster Tools – with your WordPress site.

Featured Image Zoom

Featured Image Zoom Provides a [zoom] Shortcode to display a zoomable featured image.

WordPress SEO

WordPress SEO  Improve your WordPress SEO: Write better content and have a fully optimized WordPress site using the WordPress SEO plugin by Yoast.

Google Pagespeed Insights for WordPress

Google Pagespeed Insights is a tool that empowers you to make decisions that increase the performance of your website. Recommendations from Google Pagespeed are based upon current industry best practices for desktop and mobile web performance.

Metro Style Social Widget

A light weight wordpress widget that displays Metro Style social network icons in Sidebar and links to your social network profiles.

Fundify Crowdfunding

Fundify Crowdfunding is a crowdfunding platform for WordPress that integrates with Easy Digital Downloads and the Fundify theme.

Soliloquy Lite

Soliloquy, the best responsive slider WordPress plugins, is now available in its Lite form! Soliloquy is audited by Mark Jaquith, lead developer of WordPress, for security and features the easiest to use and most performance optimized code for a WordPress slider plugin.


Akismet checks your comments against the Akismet Web service to see if they look like spam or not and lets you review the spam it catches under your blog’s “Comments” admin screen.


Jetpack is a WordPress plugins that supercharges your self-hosted WordPress site with the awesome cloud power of WordPress.com.

Custom Resources

This plugins easily load additional styles and scripts (for both front and backend pages). Works by direct inline embedding or by using URL’s.

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