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Some essential plugins for WordPress

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Tech TricksMany businesses running blogs or eCommerce sites would be familiar with WordPress, which is one of the best content management systems around.

 

But fewer know they can customise WordPress to how they want it to work for them, and can actually improve the software to bring in new customer with SEO, track certain statistics or automatically tweet new posts.

 

Here are some essential WordPress plugins you should be using on your blog or website:

 

  • All in One SEO Pack: This allows you to fill out SEO details, which the blog automatically distributes within posts for you. Add new keywords and titles for each post, and this plugin will do all the work.
  • Akismet: If you don’t want your blog covered in spam, then this is the plugin for you. This will catch a lot of spammed comments and ensure your commenters and readers aren’t hassled.
  • WordPress Automatic Upgrade: Simple enough, this plugin automatically updates your WordPress software. Great for keeping up-to-date with everyone else.
  • FeedBurner: If you have any users watching your blog feeds, then this is a great way to track them. It will count every subscriber and let you know they’re watching.  

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