Here is an updated list of several WordPress blog plugins that I have found very helpful. You can search for these plugins via your WordPress Admin Console.
- Backup your blog – There are quite a few Plugins to choose from so review and choose one to backup your hard work. I am currently testing several different options, and I will make a recommendation in a future post.
- All in One SEO Pack – Optimizes your WordPress blog for Search Engines (Search Engine Optimization).
- Google Analytics for WordPress – If you use Google Analytics for your main site, you can also use this plugin makes it simple to add Google Analytics to your WordPress blog, adding lots of features, eg. custom variables and automatic clickout and download tracking.
- Google XML Sitemaps – This plugin will generate a special XML sitemap which will help search engines like Google, Yahoo, Bing and Ask.com to better index your blog.