SeedProd is the best landing page builder for WordPress.
By default, WordPress allows you to showcase blog posts on your website’s homepage. SeedProd helps you quickly create on-demand landing pages for every occasion. Whether you want to launch a product, run a seasonal sale, capture new leads, or grow your email list.
It comes with pre-built templates that you can quickly customize using an intuitive drag and drop interface. This allows you to create stunningly professional pages without writing any code.
SeedProd works with any WordPress theme and it comes with special blocks like countdowns and call to action buttons, optin forms, and more. It also integrates with all top email marketing services, WooCommerce, and other essential WordPress plugins.
MonsterInsights is the best Google Analytics plugin for WordPress. It allows you to easily install Google Analytics on your site and see where your users are coming from and what they do on your site.
MonsterInsights shows you the data you need right within your WordPress admin area. Over 2 million sites use it to see important stats about their website traffic.
You can create special reports in MonsterInsights to see things like which categories or authors are most popular on your blog. You can also track affiliate link clicks, see real-time traffic stats, and make Google Analytics compliant with GDPR.
SEMRush helps you find competitive search data, so your blog can rank high for the right keywords. You can get insights into your competitors’ strategies in display advertising, organic and paid search, as well as link building.
OptinMonster is the best WordPress lead generation tool. It allows you to add beautiful optin forms to your WordPress site and helps you get more subscribers. You can use it to create popups, slide-ins, floating bars, coupon wheels, and more.
OptinMonster comes with page level targeting, split testing, analytics, and Exit-Intent® technology which allows you to display a lightbox popup when a user is about to leave your website.
WPForms is the most beginner friendly contact form plugin for WordPress. This drag and drop online form builder allows you to easily create contact forms, email subscription forms, order forms, payment forms, and other types of online forms with just a few clicks.
We use WPForms on WPBeginner and all of our other sites. There’s a free WPForms Lite version available for those who are looking for a simple solution.
The full version of WPForms lets you create surveys and polls, payment forms, file upload forms, user registration forms, conversational forms, and much more.
PushEngage is a powerful push notification plugin for WordPress. It helps you to get more website traffic, boost user engagement, and ultimately make more money.
With push notifications, you can quickly and easily send out alerts to your site’s users. For instance, you could let them know that you’re running a sale. Here on WPBeginner, we find that push notifications get a higher click rate, engagement, and opt-in rate compared with our email newsletter.
RafflePress is the best giveaway and raffle plugin for WordPress. It lets you grow your traffic, engagement, email list, and social media following by running a fun giveaway on your site.
By using RafflePress, you can incentivize actions like visiting your social media profiles, sharing posts, watching videos, and much more. Each time a user takes one of the actions you specify, they will get an entry into your prize draw.
Buffer provides a better way to share your content across social media. It allows you to schedule and share your content across Facebook, Twitter, and Linkedin from a single dashboard. You could plan your whole day’s tweets and status updates in one go.
Smash Balloon has a set of social media feed plugins that let you easily bring your Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or YouTube updates onto your website. This is a great way to keep your site fresh with new content.
Using Smash Balloon’s plugins lets you embed your actual social media posts on your site so users can interact with them. You can even create an Instagram shoppable feed to boost your eCommerce sales.
Grammarly is a powerful AI (artificial intelligence) editor for your website posts and pages. You can copy and paste content into the Grammarly website app. However, the easiest way to use Grammarly is to install the Grammarly Chrome extension.
As well as pointing out spelling mistakes, Grammarly will let you know about grammatical errors and stylistic mistakes. The basic version is free, but you may prefer the pro version for help with tone, formality level, and word choices.
UpdraftPlus is the most popular free WordPress backup plugin. It lets you easily create a full backup of your site, which you can then store in the cloud or on your own computer.
You can even set up scheduled backups, so your site will be backed up on a regular basis without you needing to do anything. The premium version of UpdraftPlus supports multisite installations of WordPress, lets you clone your website, and more.
Sucuri is a website monitoring and security service. It provides real time alerts for any suspicious activity on your website. It prevents malware from infecting your site. If your site is already infected, Sucuri can detect and remove malware.
Uncanny Automator is a clever automation plugin that lets WordPress plugins and even different WordPress sites ‘talk’ to one another. For instance, you could use it to sell products on one site but create user accounts on another.
It works like Zapier, but for WordPress. Uncanny Automator is a fantastic way to automate repetitive tasks that would otherwise take a lot of time to handle.
Insert Headers and Footers is a simple but very useful plugin. It lets you add code to the header, footer, and body sections for your site.
This is something you will often need to do when verifying your site with third-party tools. Many people use Insert Headers and Footers to add their Google Analytics code. However, we recommend using MonsterInsights for this instead as it gives you extra tracking features.
ChatBot lets you create an automated chatbot on your website. This means users can get instant answers to their questions at any time, 24/7. It’s a much cheaper option than hiring extra support team members.
ChatBot is powered by AI (artificial intelligence). It integrates with your WordPress site and with live chat software so that the conversation can be easily transferred to a live person if needed.
LiveChat is the best live chat software on the market. It works seamlessly with your WordPress site. Your support team members can access the live chat through apps on their computer, tablet, or mobile device.
We use LiveChat on our eCommerce website. It’s very fast, works on all devices, and offers a great user experience. Make sure you use our LiveChat coupon to get 30% off your first payment.
Better Click to Tweet is a simple WordPress plugin that lets you insert ‘click to tweet’ buttons into your posts and pages. This means readers can quickly and easily tweet a key quote from your content.
It’s a free plugin that comes with a special Gutenberg block, making it very easy to use. Alternatively, you can use a shortcode to put the ‘click to tweet’ button into your posts.
LastPass is a password manager that stores all your passwords in a single secure vault. This means you can easily avoid the temptation to use insecure passwords, or to use the same password for multiple sites.
After installing LastPass, you can use it to autogenerate strong passwords and save them in just one click. Check out our guide on securely managing passwords for more details.
Google Trends is a free tool that lets you see what topics are popular on Google. You can compare different keywords to see the interest in them over time.
The ‘Trending Searches’ option gives you a real-time view of what people are most commonly searching for. This lets you create content that’s likely to get traffic. You can filter Google Trends by country, too.
Quora is a huge questions and answers website, and is a form of social network. Anyone can post a question and anyone can answer it.
You can drive traffic to your website by looking for relevant questions on Quora to answer. This helps you position yourself as an expert. Plus, if you see a question coming up frequently, that could make a good topic for a blog post.
Google Search Console was previously known as Google Webmaster Tools. It allows website owners to check how Google sees their website. You can see the most commonly used queries where your site appears.
TubeBuddy is a free browser extension and mobile app that helps you run your YouTube channel. It has lots of useful features, like a keyword explorer so you can come up with the perfect titles and tags for your videos.
You can use TubeBuddy to speed up your publishing process and run A/B tests, too.
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