The world’s most popular website builder, WordPress is a fantastic platform for creating your own business informational or ecommerce website. It has tons of features that help make the process easy and professional-looking with just a few clicks. WordPress offers free plugins that adds almost any type of feature you can think of. There are premium plugins from third-party vendors that cost money for additional features you may need. Through research and implementation, Studio Green has narrowed down the top WordPress plugins to best suite any business needs.
WP Rocket is a powerful plugin that will boost your Google PageSpeed and Core Web Vitals scores. With no coding knowledge needed, you can have an instant reduction in load time with just one click of the mouse! WP Rocket only offers an annual licenses. This might sound like more than other caching plugins available for free, but this really is the premium product where you get what your pay for. It’s easy to set up and configure in just a few minutes. This plugin’s crawler simulates a visit to preload the cache, the indexing of your website by search engines is instantly improved. WP-Rocket can also easily integrate into our web hosting and CDN services.
Price: Premium plans start at $49/year
UpdraftPlus lets you back up your entire WordPress site, including database and files on a schedule that suits you. The plugin boasts more than 20000 active users in low memory environments like shared hosts as well! You can manage multiple schedules to accommodate different needs. It also gives options for notifying administrators when they’re needed.
Price: Free. Premium plans start at $42/year
When you use the Yoast SEO plugin, it will offer real-time analytics on how your pages are optimized for search engines. You can also choose to tell Google not index certain pieces of content or set portions out from being indexed entirely by using this handy little tool in their arsenal!
With Yoast SEO, you can generate URLs automatically and ensure that Google rankings don’t get lowered because of duplicate content. You’ll also be able to create XML sitemaps which are easier for users (and search engines) alike; plus breadcrumbs in the page header will make it easy if someone goes back after browsing around your site!
Contact forms are essential tools for building a relationship with your site visitors, and Gravity Forms makes it easy to create them. Currently in use by more than one million WordPress sites worldwide , this plugin allows you without technical knowledge build complex or simple contact form quickly & easily; there’s no shortage of features either!
With a user-friendly editor, you can easily select the fields in which users need to provide information. Then it’s just a matter of configuring your options and embedding these forms onto any WordPress site! If desired, break up this form into more than one page so that people have an easier time completing it. This plugin can also integrate into other plugins such as Woocommerce, HubSpot, and Mailchimp.
Price: Premium plans start at $59/year
The WooCommerce WordPress plugin is the most popular for ecommerce sites. First launched in 2011, it was acquired by Automattic (the company behind WordPress) to ensure its safe development as a result of their success with 30% market share on online stores powered primarily through this platform.
The standard, free version of WooCommerce offers a lot for retailers to get started with their online store. It can calculate the costs shipping and taxes as well accept major credit cards or PayPal payment options among others. There’s also some stock management tools that help you track your inventory.
The premium version of WooCommerce comes with more advanced tools, such as a one-page checkout, and an add-on for cart abandonment emails. There are also hundreds of add-ons to extend functionality further.
Price: Free. Add-ons ranges from $0 to $300/year