We consider that finding the right WordPress plugins for your WordPress blog can be a tough job because WordPress has thousands of plugins to choose from, but we’ve taken the time to showcase the most absolute powerful and useful plugins that help site users to improve their site. So, here’s a list of 10 must have WordPress plugins that you must install in 2017.

1. Divi Builder

Divi Builder it is a complete 100% drag and drop page builder for any WordPress themes, made by the famous Elegant Theme. With this page builder, everything on your page can be arranged visually using easy-to-use builder interface and it’s completely customizable which is awesome. That’s why it is rated as number one page builder on the internet today.

2. Bloom Plugin

Bloom Plugin is another premium plugin made by the famous Elegant Theme. This is one of the best tools to collect emails and subscribers to your site. Today, Bloom is quite widely recognized on the internet because of its elegant design.  We personally use this plugin on our site because it’s easy-to-use and installs. There are tons of different way to customize this plugin. If you purchased Divi Theme you will get this plugin for free.

3. Yoast SEO

Yoast SEO is the best tool built to improve on-page Search Engine Optimization by adding Title Tags, Indexation Rules, XML Sitemaps, and much more. The best thing about this plugin is it helps you focus on the most important aspects of SEO so that your page will show up higher in search results.

4. W3 Total cache

W3 Total cache is another essential plugin use to optimize and increase site speed by compressing certain elements, do caching, browser caching that help server to loads much faster. This is basically, take all the JavaScript and CSS files and combine themes together into a big file, and then minify them so that the page has a lot less to load. Extremely, an essential plugin to be install.

5. Contact Form 7

Contact form 7  is the best tool to manage multiple contact forms on your site. You can customize the form email contents with the simple markup. And also supports Ajax-powered submitting, CAPTCHA, Akismet spam filtering.

6. Google Analytics

Google Analytics it is a plugin that enables Google Analytics tracking code on your site and It gives you all the statistical data flows, find out how many views certain pages are getting, what countries your visitors are from, what pages are needed for improvements, and much more.

7. Monarch

Monarch  It is social media sharing plugin made by Elegant Themes, built to get more shares and more followers on social media such as Facebook, Twitter, Google plus, and more networks. Incredibly useful tools to get more traffic and more conversion on your site.  And it has a lot of social sharing features include sidebar sharing, inline-sharing, and much more.

8. WP Smush


Smush Image Compression and Optimization is another essential plugin that helps the performance of your site dramatically. This image optimization tool will help you reduce image file size by compressing certain images and make it smaller file size without losing quality.

9. Coming Soon Page & Maintenance

Coming soon page & maintenance mode by SeedProd is a tool that allows you to create a simple coming soon page or maintenance mode page for visitors. This basically, to let people know that you are doing some stuff in the backend and show them that you will launch the site once it ready.

10. AccessPress Icon

AccessPress Icon is a plugin that allows you to link-up your social profile on your site. You can also select from pre-designed sets, upload your own icon, create more than one icon set and use it anywhere using a shortcode. And you can also choose different style horizontal, vertical.

If you are wondering on how to install WordPress plugins. Please, head over to this link on how to install WordPress plugins.

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