The main reasons why Wordpress is such a popular blogging script are:
- Frequent Updates to the script
- New features are added in every release
- Amazing wordpress plugins developed every day
- Lots of cool wordpress themes
- Secure blogging platform
Yes, I am very much fond of wordpress plugins and frequently browse the wordpress plugins list for new and updated plugins. I would like to share with you some of my favorite top wordpress plugins:
- Akismet Spam - A must and first plugin to fight wordpress comment spam.
- All in One SEO Pack - A all in one tool to make your blog SEO friendly
- Wordpress database backup - There are not many reliable hosts. So to avoid hosting plugins, keep backup of your databases.
- Google Sitemap Creator - Another good tool to make your blog indexed properly on google and get traffic.
- AdSense Deluxe - One of the top plugin to monetize your blog with Adsense, easily manage adsense on your blog.
- Exec-php - A must plugin to enable php features in your sidebar or posts. No need to edit wordpress theme files now.
- WP-Super-Cache - Make your blog fast, a great caching plugin. Avoids load on your host too.
- Subscribe to comments - Let your blog commentators know about reply to their comments.
- Sociable - Easily or automatically inserts social bookmarking icons to your posts.
There are lots many to be added in this list but these are my Top 10 favorites. What are yours ? :D