Best Plugins for a WordPress Beginners [Avoid Fatal Mistakes]

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If you are new to WordPress you may face a lot of problems and confusions. In this post i will give you best plugin for WordPress and some instruction this will help you to avoid fetal mistakes that made by a newbie WordPress users. WordPress is a best platform for bloggers because it provides easy customization of your site using plugins so no need to learn web designing or web developing.

Introduction To WordPress Plugin

First of all i would like to give some basic information about WordPress plugins. WordPress plugins are a zip files that consist of some coding, images, style sheets etc. The main advantage of using Plugins for customization of your site so no need to learn coding. In WordPress Plugin Dictionary there are a lot of free WordPress plugins.Suppose you like to show related post below your blog post. You can place related post in two method. First method is editing your theme that you need to learn coding. Second method is using a WordPress plugin. Many of as goes for plugin. In internet there are free WordPress plugin and premium WordPress plugin. For a newbie free WordPress plugin is enough no need to buy a premium plugin.

Premium WordPress plugins

Premium WordPress plugins are easy to customize comparing with free plugins. Premium plugin provides a lot of customization options. Premium plugins are looks better than free plugins. The main Fetal mistake by a newbie WordPress users is searching for a premium WordPress plugin for free download at last download and install it. Some plugins are very dangerous because it consist of  unwanted program it show automatic ads some times redirect your website to other site etc. If you uninstall this plugin it will not uninstall completely. So protect your WordPress site never use free download premium plugin. The Free plugins that available in WordPress Dictionary are safe.

How to install WordPress plugin

You can install WordPress plugin in three ways. First method is log in to your WordPress Dashboard there you can see plugin option in menu, select plugin option then click add new. Then you can see search bar there you enter your name of plugin that you need to install. Then install and activate your plugin. Second method is download and upload using WordPress.

How to download and upload WordPress plugin

You can upload your WordPress plugin in two ways. Upload WordPress plugin using WordPress dashboard. To upload your plugin via WordPress dashboard log in to WordPress then select plugin -> add new then you can see an upload option above search bar. Select upload option then upload plugin. Alternate method is upload plugin using FTP of your Hosting. To do this log in to your cpanel of hosting then select file manager Then select wp-content -> Plugin There you can see an upload option then upload your plugin. Then log in to u=your WordPress dashboard and activate your plugin.

Best Plugins for a WordPress Beginners

Here i am giving you the top WordPress plugin that i used in my site

WordPress SEO by yoast

It is the Good plugin For Creating SEO friendly post. In help create the meta description for each post, SEO title for search engines, Focused keyword etc.

Genesis Simple hook

If you are using Genesis theme you must install genesis simple hook it help you for more customization of your site.

Nrelate plugin

It is the best free plugin to show related post above post  or below post or in your theme. I am using three nrelate plugin Nrelate Most Popular, nRelate Related contents and nRelate Flyout. nRelate Most popular plugin shows popular post on your WordPress site, nRelate related plugin shows related content on WordPress site. nrelate flyout shows relates post below your site via pop up.

Contact form 7

contact form 7 plugin is used to create contact us page


Vslider plugin is used to show featured post on home of your site.


This plugin is used for submitting sitemap of site


Stat press plugin is used for analyze traffic on site

Advanced Social Widget

Advanced social widget is a premium plugin for showing social buttons like facebook like, Google plus, Linked in, Twitter etc.

Share this plugin

Share this plugin is used to show social share buttons below the post.

Quick adsense

Quik adsense plugin help to place ads inside post, above post and below post.

contact form 7

Fancier author box

Fancier author box is used to show author box below post.

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Maneksh M.S is the founder of this Blog. Currently living in Thiruvananthapuram , kerala, India . He has a great passion for Internet technology, web development, computer tricks, photoshop tricks and he enjoys sharing his ideas regarding smartphones, operating systems and free apps. You can find him on Google


  1. Egofelix says:

    Good list

  2. Technology Trap says:

    According to me, “Advanced Social Widget” and “Share this plugin” are the best.

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