Frequently people asked me what plugins i use on my WordPress websites.
So i gather here on SilentBits the top best WordPress plugins.
Akismet – Akismet checks your comments against the Akismet web service to see if they look like spam or not. The best anti spam plugin for WordPress. It just works.
Ultimate Tag Warrior – Best Tag system for WordPress. You can use categories and tag system on one website which is very cool.
Exec-PHP – Execute PHP code in posts or static pages. When this plugin is on you can add php code to static pages or even posts.
Google Sitemaps – This generator will create a Google compliant sitemap of your WordPress blog.
No Ping Wait – Speeds up posting by moving generic pings to execute-pings.php.
PXS Mail Form – Creates a mail form with multipart verification, various messages and an auto redirect on successful send. It is much more easy to contact with website author.
SpotMilk – SpotMilk is the admin theme for WordPress 2.0. It makes wp-admin panel much nicer.
Super Archive – Implements a dynamic archive, the best archives system i know.
SRG Clean Archives – Super clean archive. Very simple and useful.
WP lightbox 2 – Overlay images on the current page for WordPress. You can turn it on and all images are now working with it.
fQuick – Sidenotes, short notes for WordPress. You can place it for example in sidebar.
CG-FlashyTitles – Implementation of sIFR 2.0 Flash-based – Nice graphical flash titles for WP. Very easy to install.
flickrRSS – Integrate the photos from a flickr rss feed into your site. Show flickr photos on your website.
Feedburner Feed Replacement – Forwards all feed traffic to Feedburner while creating a randomized feed for Feedburner to pull from.
Gravatars – Add gravatar support to WP. Administrative interface to control default gravatar options.
Get Recent Comments – Display the most recent comments or trackbacks with your own formatting in the sidebar or where you want.
WP Paginate – Create pagination for pages. It is the best plugin for that makes navigation easy with many static pages.
wp-notable – Add social bookmark links such as digg or del.icio.us to each blog entry
I know there are many plugins for WordPress and this is only my list gathered from several websites.
You can also read this article:
6 free gold tricks to make your WordPress better.
All this to make WP the best platform for our websites.