Top 5 Must-Have WordPress Security Plugins

Top 5 Must-Have WordPress Security Plugins

Top 5 Must-Have WordPress Security Plugins by Dmitriy, Divine Elemente Team | |

Security is extremely important when blogging on WordPress. Thankfully, there’s no shortage of plugins designed to keep your blog safe.

WordPress’s selection of plugins is just one of the many things that make it a fantastic tool – and the most widely-used blogging platform in the world.

Unfortunately, that diversity comes with a price: it can be near-paralyzing to figure out which plugins you should install for your blog. Knowing what types of plugins you’ll need is a good start.

Last time, we looked at addons related to comments, post creation, form creation, analytics, and SEO. Today, we’re revisiting the topic, adding a few more items to the list.

These plugins – all excellent in their own way – share one thing in common: they’re all tools that no WordPress blog should ever be without.

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7 Unusual Incarnations of WordPress CMS For Your Website

7 Unusual Incarnations of WordPress CMS For Your Website by Dmitriy, Divine Elemente Team | |

Most people are familiar with WordPress as a tool used by bloggers to update their blogs or company websites.

But the popular content management system actually has other uses that, with the right know-how, can turn it into a beneficial tool in other areas of business or pleasure.

From online communities to invoicing and billing to business directories, there are actually dozens of uses for WordPress that you may never have come up with on your own.

Here’s a look at some of the most interesting incarnations and how to set them up, as well as a rundown on the ways they can benefit your business.

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WordPress Plugins For SEO

WordPress Plugins For SEO by Dmitriy, Divine Elemente Team | |
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Everyone has a list of Wordpress plugins they use for SEO (search engine optimization) when it comes to their website. Most are outdated and don’t have enough features to compete with other sites on the web.

I’ve been in the SEO industry for a few years and have used almost all the plugins out there. I am going to share what I use for results.

Of course depending on your keywords and link strategy, you’re going to get different results. Here is the list that I use with a little explanation of what they do:


Redirection

Redirection

If you’re re-designing a site, forwarding the new links to the correct page is absolutely essential. I use this nifty little plugin and get all my redirection done faster then you can say 404.

Download


Schema Creator By Raven

Schema Creator By Raven

Raven Tools has created an amazing tool for schema snippets to help Google determine what specific content to show in Google, Bing and Yahoo. You don’t have to constantly look for code to put in.

Raven Tools schema creator will take care of everything for you with shortcodes.

Download


SEO Auto Linker

SEO Auto Linker

Every Webmaster needs to have an excel file with all the important keywords and where their linked internally.

This is how you raise authority to pages quickly that otherwise are new and need of links. SEO Auto Linker is your friend in this case.

Download


Wordpress Gzip Compression

Wordpress Gzip Compression

Wordpress Gzip compression is a handy plugin to get your Wordpress site to speed up. This will also reduce bandwidth usage.

Google obviously looks at site speed as a factor when ranking your site. Simply install this plugin and activate it.

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Wordpress SEO by Yoast

Wordpress SEO by Yoast

This is by far my favourite plugin for an all in one SEO plugin. Its got everything you need from custom title tags to XML sitemaps. It’s a must download for all websites.

The plugin is constantly updated and works like a charm. Highly recommended!

Download


What Next!?

Most of these plugins are extremely easy to learn and some of them like Wordpress SEO by Yoast are a little bit trickier to learn. These are all the plugins I use to optimize my site and any client I sign.

If you have other plugins that you use to optimize your website with Wordpress I would love to hear about it in the comment section. Join the conversation.

About the Author:

Puya Turkiyan is a web marketing and SEO Services helping various companies around the lower mainland in beautiful British Columbia.

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Top WordPress Sitemap Creator Plugins

Top WordPress Sitemap Creator Plugins

Top WordPress Sitemap Creator Plugins by Dmitriy, Divine Elemente Team | |

Your human visitors may have no interest in a sitemap of your website. However, for the web crawlers from the search engines, it’s one of the main attractions.

A sitemap is a basically a file (usually in an XML or HTML format) that lists the pages on your website.

It makes it easy for the crawlers to index a site and note any changes. The information the crawlers glean from your sitemap plays a big part in determining your site’s rankings on the SERPs.

All websites can benefit from having a thorough, regularly updated sitemap. Setting up and maintaining a sitemap isn’t that difficult.

If you have a WordPress site then you’re in luck; there are a number of WP plugins designed specifically for the generation of sitemaps. They make it easy for the search engines to find and index the pages on your site, giving your site the ranking it deserves.

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Top 10 Free WordPress Slideshow Plugins

Top 10 Free WordPress Slideshow Plugins by Dmitriy, Divine Elemente Team | |

Considering a straightforward way to create slideshow for your website?

Every themes created with the help of Divine Elemente plugin includes the Billboard slideshow widget.

Have you already downloaded the Divine Elemente?

Moreover, I recommend also to pick up one of magnificently designed WordPress slideshow plugins listed below to bring some expressive and contemporary look to your website.


NextGEN Gallery

NextGEN Gallery is a full integrated Image Gallery plugin for WordPress with dozens of options and features.


Post video players, slideshow albums, photo galleries and music / podcast playlist

Post your videos, photo galleries/flash slideshows easily and in seconds.


Page Flip Image Gallery

FlippingBook WordPress Gallery plugin helps you to create Image Gallery with Page Flip effects on your blog.

Page Flip Image Gallery

1 Flash Gallery

1 Flash Gallery is a Photo Gallery with slideshow function, many skins and powerful admin to manage your image gallery without any program skills

1 Flash Gallery

GRAND FlAGallery - Best Photo & Media Gallery

GRAND FlAGallery is a Photo Gallery, Video Gallery, Music Album & Banner Rotator plugin with powerful admin to manage your media content


WP Photo Album Plus

This plugin is designed to easily manage and display your photo albums and slideshows in a single as well as in a network WordPress site. Additionall


Smooth Slider

Smooth Slider adds a smooth content and image slideshow with customizable background and slide intervals to any location of your blog


Content Slider by SlideDeck

Create SlideDecks on your WordPress blogging platform. Manage SlideDeck content and insert them into templates and posts.


Portfolio Slideshow

Easily add a clean and simple javascript slideshow to your site. The slideshow integrates well into any design, supports fluid-width themes, and offer.


Meteor Slides

Meteor Slides makes it simple to create slideshows with WordPress by adding a custom post type for slides.


Start with your theme. Now you can create your own WordPress themes with no coding. It's simple as never before. Watch our quick start video. DOWNLOAD NOW
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