5 plugins you need as a blogger

As a blogger, what you need the most are: reader, engagement and traffic. These are the elements that a blogger should look forward to. With WordPress blogging platform, you can install the right plugin to get to the right aspect. Here are some plugins you may want to look into if you are a blogger.

Comment subscription

When reader subscribe to your post comment, it not only encourage them to refer back to the comment and engage with you or the other reader, it also remind them of the very existence of the blog. Some great plugin such as Subscribe to Comments or Subscribe to Double-Opt-In Comments can help you ease this job.

Related post

Related post sometimes can be an idea for your next blog post. It recycle your old blog post and encourage reader to explore more after reading current post. This help guide your reader to navigate your blog. Some great plugin to help you, such as YARPP and WordPress Related Posts.

Post sharing

Everyone share something online nowadays. Sharing a news or blog post is the nomb, and your blog should have this features. Jetpack and Share Buttons by AddToAny has been the top choice of lots of bloggers.

Anti comment spam

Who doesn’t hate SPAM comment anyway. Spammer has been upgrading with the technology, an anti comment spam will help a lot not only for your blog, but also help prevent pinging your comment subscriber. Akismet, a plugin by Automattic has been the top-choice of many users and developers. Some other simple to use plugin such as Anti-spam too has becoming more prominent.

Contact form

Whatever you blog niche, there always some questions regarding your expertise. Make sure your reader can get to your easily. Don’t make a maze for them, make sure your contact form and short and to the point. You can opt for the free and easy Contact Form 7 or a powerful premium Gravity Form.

These plugins should give you an idea where to head start your blog or even career as a blogger. One thing for sure, they all need practice to operate, so get some time and patient, sit back and get your hand on those plugins’ settings.

4 Comments on 5 plugins you need as a blogger

  1. Word Count Tool
    July 6, 2019 at 6:28 pm

    Yes, you are right these plugins are really required for a blogger. Thanks for sharing this with us.

    Reply
  2. Ridwan Fauzi
    July 7, 2019 at 9:26 pm

    I just know it’s all from you, is there another plugin that we need besides that?

    Reply
  3. Anthony Thomas
    July 10, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    Great content.these tool is very useful to track the blog performance and make blog better for SERP ranking.

    Thanks for sharing

    Reply
  4. Google Index Checker-
    July 11, 2019 at 5:09 pm

    I enjoyed reading your post and found it to be informative and to the topic. Thank you for not rambling on and on just to fill the page.
    Thanks.

    Reply

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